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scraggly

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adjective scrag·gly \ˈskra-g(ə-)lē\

Simple Definition of scraggly

  • : growing in a way that is not neat and even : having a ragged appearance

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of scraggly

  1. :  irregular in form or growth <scraggly hills> <a scraggly beard>; also :  unkempt

Origin of scraggly

alteration of scraggling, preh. irregular from 2scraggy


First Known Use: 1869


SCRAGGLY Defined for Kids

scraggly

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adjective scrag·gly \ˈskrag-lē, ˈskra-gə-\

Definition of scraggly for Students

scragglierscraggliest

  1. :  of rough or uneven outline :  unkempt <a scraggly beard>




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