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haggard

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adjective hag·gard \ˈha-gərd\

: looking very thin and tired especially from great hunger, worry, or pain

Full Definition of HAGGARD

1
of a hawk :  not tamed
2
a :  wild in appearance
b :  having a worn or emaciated appearance :  gaunt <haggard faces looked up sadly from out of the straw — W. M. Thackeray>
hag·gard·ly adverb
hag·gard·ness noun

Examples of HAGGARD

  1. She looked tired and haggard.
  2. We were shocked by his haggard appearance.

Origin of HAGGARD

Middle French hagard
First Known Use: 1567

Rhymes with HAGGARD

2haggard

noun

Definition of HAGGARD

1
:  an adult hawk caught wild
2
obsolete :  an intractable person

First Known Use of HAGGARD

1567

Rhymes with HAGGARD

Haggard

biographical name Hag·gard \ˈha-gərd\

Definition of HAGGARD

Sir (Henry) Rider 1856–1925 Eng. nov.

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