craggy

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crag·gy

 (krăg′ē)
adj. crag·gi·er, crag·gi·est
1. Having crags: craggy terrain.
2. Rugged and uneven: a craggy face.

crag′gi·ly adv.
crag′gi·ness n.

craggy

(ˈkræɡɪ) or

cragged

adj, -gier or -giest
1. (Geological Science) having many crags
2. (of the face) rugged; rocklike
ˈcraggily adv
ˈcragginess, ˈcraggedness n

crag•gy

(ˈkræg i)

also crag•ged

(ˈkræg ɪd)

adj. -gi•er, -gi•est.
1. full of crags.
2. rugged; rough-hewn.
[1350–1400]
crag′gi•ly, adv.
crag′gi•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.craggy - having hills and crags; "hilly terrain"
rough, unsmooth - having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"

craggy

adjective
1. rocky, broken, rough, rugged, uneven, jagged, stony, precipitous, jaggy (Scot.) The scenery is a mix of wild, craggy mountains and broad valleys.
2. rugged, lined, weathered, furrowed, leathery, rough-hewn, weather-beaten, strong-featured He's a very small man with a lined, craggy face.

craggy

adjective
Having a surface that is not smooth:
Translations
صَخْري، خَشِن، غير مُستَوِ
drsnýhrbolatýskalnatý
forrevenklippefyldtstejl og ujævn
klettóttur, ójafn
sarp kayalı

craggy

[ˈkrægɪ] ADJ (craggier (compar) (craggiest (superl))) [rock] → rocoso, escarpado; [features] → hosco, arrugado

craggy

[ˈkrægi] adj
[cliff] → escarpé(e)
[face] → anguleux/euse

craggy

adj (+er) (= rocky)felsig; (= jagged)zerklüftet; facekantig; he was good-looking in a craggy sort of wayer sah auf eine herbe, kantige Art gut aus

craggy

[ˈkrægɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (rock) → scosceso/a, dirupato/a; (features) → marcato/a; (face) → dai tratti marcati

crag

(krӕg) noun
a rough, steep mountain or rock.
ˈcraggy adjective
rocky; rugged, irregular.
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