draggle

verb

drag·​gle ˈdra-gəl How to pronounce draggle (audio)
draggled; draggling ˈdra-g(ə-)liŋ How to pronounce draggle (audio)

transitive verb

: to make wet and dirty by dragging

intransitive verb

1
: to trail on the ground
2

Word History

Etymology

frequentative of drag

First Known Use

1513, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of draggle was in 1513

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Cite this Entry

“Draggle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/draggle. Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

Kids Definition

draggle

verb
drag·​gle ˈdrag-əl How to pronounce draggle (audio)
draggled; draggling -(ə-)liŋ How to pronounce draggle (audio)
1
: to make or become wet and dirty by dragging
2
: to follow slowly : straggle

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