Definition of jagged
1 : having a sharply uneven edge or surface jagged peaks
2 : having a harsh, rough, or irregular quality jagged rhythms
Examples of jagged in a Sentence
jagged pieces of broken glass
it's going to be hard to repair the jagged tear in the tablecloth so that it doesn't show
Recent Examples of jagged from the Web
There’s vitality when the cushioned house style is applied to the jagged edges of contemporary dining.
Some (Merida, Pocahontas, Mulan) are better armed than others, but even Cinderella cracks her glass slipper into a jagged edge and is ready to brawl.
The under-surface is covered in jagged ice crystals called platelet ice.
The kits sport clumsy, oddly curved, and painfully jagged instruments, including dull saws and indelicate pinchers.
Jagged ends make hair look thicker around the jawline, filling in the space where your face looks its thinnest.
Most Midwesterners know to look for three leaves (actually leaflets making up a compound leaf), but the edges of those leaflets can be smooth, wavy or jagged.
And there along the side street stands a sex worker, also addicted, her throat still bearing the jagged mark of a john’s blade.
Then the Jagged Edge episode will follow at 10 p.m. ET.
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First Known Use of jagged
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Definition of jagged for English Language Learners
: having a sharp, uneven edge or surface
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Definition of jagged for Students
: 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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