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jag·ged

 (jăg′ĭd)
adj.
1. Marked by irregular projections and indentations on the edge or surface: the jagged edge of the broken window.
2. Having a rough or harsh quality: "not a stutter exactly but a jagged sound, as if the words were being broken off from some other, stronger current of words deep inside" (Anne Tyler).

jag′ged·ly adv.
jag′ged·ness n.

jagged

(ˈdʒæɡɪd)
adj
1. having sharp projecting notches; ragged; serrate
ˈjaggedly adv ˈjaggedness n

jag•ged

(ˈdʒ?g ɪd)

adj.
1. raggedly notched; sharply irregular on the surface or at the borders.
2. having a harsh, rough, or uneven quality.
[1400–50; see jag1, -ed2]
jag′ged•ly, adv.
jag′ged•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.jagged - having a sharply uneven surface or outline; "the jagged outline of the crags"; "scraggy cliffs"
uneven - not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture; "an uneven color"; "uneven ground"; "uneven margins"; "wood with an uneven grain"
2.jagged - having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawedjagged - having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed
rough - of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped

jagged

Translations

jagged

[ˈdʒægɪd] ADJdentado

jagged

[ˈdʒægɪd] adj [metal, edge, outline] → dentele(e)

jagged

adjzackig; edge, hole alsoschartig, (aus)gezackt; teethgezackt; wound, tearausgefranst; coastline, rockszerkluftet; mountains, peaksspitz

jagged

[ˈdʒægɪd] adj (edge) → dentellato/a; (rock, cliffs) → frastagliato/a

jagged

(ˈdʒӕgid) adjective
having rough or sharp and uneven edges. jagged rocks.
ˈjaggedly adverb
ˈjaggedness noun
References in classic literature ?
The collar was a little jagged at the edge, and so came the long scissors to cut off the jagged part.
I was not unprepared for jagged rocks and treacherous shoals if I could only have change -- change and the excitement of the unforeseen.
said the hen; and Dorothy found she was very near to the heap of loose and jagged rocks they had passed on their way to the forest.