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jagged

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adjective jag·ged \ˈja-gəd\

Simple Definition of jagged

  • : having a sharp, uneven edge or surface

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of jagged

  1. 1 :  having a sharply uneven edge or surface <jagged peaks>

  2. 2 :  having a harsh, rough, or irregular quality <jagged rhythms>

jaggedly adverb
jaggedness noun

Examples of jagged in a sentence

  1. jagged pieces of broken glass

  2. <it's going to be hard to repair the jagged tear in the tablecloth so that it doesn't show>



1523

First Known Use of jagged

1523

Rhymes with jagged


JAGGED Defined for Kids

jagged

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adjective jag·ged \ˈja-gəd\

Definition of jagged for Students

  1. :  having a sharply uneven edge or surface <… my feet were tough and I hardly felt the jagged edges of the coral. — Theodore Taylor, The Cay>





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