bedraggled(redirected from bedraggledly)
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1. Wet, drenched, or messy: bedraggled clothes.
2. Being in a condition of deterioration; dilapidated: a street of bedraggled tenements.
(of hair, clothing, etc) limp, untidy, or dirty, as with rain or mud
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|Adj.||1.||bedraggled - limp and soiled as if dragged in the mud; "the beggar's bedraggled clothes"; "scarecrows in battered hats or draggled skirts"|
dirty, soiled, unclean - soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime; "dirty unswept sidewalks"; "a child in dirty overalls"; "dirty slums"; "piles of dirty dishes"; "put his dirty feet on the clean sheet"; "wore an unclean shirt"; "mining is a dirty job"; "Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves"
|2.||bedraggled - in deplorable condition; "a street of bedraggled tenements"; "a broken-down fence"; "a ramshackle old pier"; "a tumble-down shack"|
damaged - harmed or injured or spoiled; "I won't buy damaged goods"; "the storm left a wake of badly damaged buildings"