adjective jag·ged \ˈja-gəd\

: having a sharp, uneven edge or surface

Full Definition of JAGGED

:  having a sharply uneven edge or surface <jagged peaks>
:  having a harsh, rough, or irregular quality <jagged rhythms>
jag·ged·ly adverb
jag·ged·ness noun

Examples of JAGGED

  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>

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JAGGEDNESS Defined for Kids


adjective jag·ged \ˈja-gəd\

Definition of JAGGED for Kids

:  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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