craggy

adjective crag·gy \ ˈkra-gē \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of craggy

craggier; craggiest
1 :full of crags
  • craggy slopes
2 :rough, rugged
  • a craggy face
  • a craggy voice

craggily

play \ˈkra-gə-lē\ adverb

cragginess

play \ˈkra-gē-nəs\ noun

Examples of craggy in a Sentence

  1. a famous actor who is known for his craggy good looks

  2. his white hair and craggy face

Recent Examples of craggy from the Web

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First Known Use of craggy

15th century


CRAGGY Defined for English Language Learners

craggy

adjective

Definition of craggy for English Language Learners

  • : having many crags

  • : rough in a way that suggests strength


CRAGGY Defined for Kids

craggy

adjective crag·gy \ ˈkra-gē \

Definition of craggy for Students

craggier; craggiest
:having many steep rocks or cliffs
  • craggy hills


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