jagged

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adjective jag·ged \ˈja-gəd\

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


JAGGED Defined for English Language Learners

jagged

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adjective jag·ged \ˈja-gəd\

Definition of jagged for English Language Learners

  • : having a sharp, uneven edge or surface


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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