Thesaurus

bedraggled

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of bedraggled

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 containing, covered with, or thoroughly penetrated by water
  • the cat looked rather funny, all bedraggled and fit to be tied after her bath

Synonyms for bedraggled

Words Related to bedraggled

Near Antonyms for bedraggled

Antonyms for bedraggled

bedraggled

verb
past tense of bedraggle

Synonyms & Antonyms of bedraggled (Entry 2 of 2)

to make wet
  • I was so bedraggled by the relentless rain that I couldn't wait to get into some dry clothes

Synonyms for bedraggled

Words Related to bedraggled

Near Antonyms for bedraggled

Antonyms for bedraggled

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about bedraggled

Time Traveler for bedraggled

Time Traveler

The first known use of bedraggled was circa 1775

See more words from the same year

Cite this Entry

“Bedraggled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bedraggled. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on bedraggled

Dictionary: Definition of bedraggled

Spanish Central: Translation of bedraggled

Nglish: Translation of bedraggled for Spanish Speakers

Comments on bedraggled

What made you want to look up bedraggled? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!