craggy

(redirected from craggier)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Is his panoptic Briggflatts to be regarded as a tour de force, to be reckoned with as the English answer to the nativist testament of Paterson, or does it bear closer comparison to a craggier, nore forbidding epic like Zukofsky's A or the sawtoothed Cantos themselves?
Time magazine devoted a main story in mid-August to the event, as Glenn's resolute face shone on the cover, wrinkled and craggier than the younger astronaut who made history 36 years ago.
His face may be craggier than the Yorkshire Moors, but he's like catnip to ladies.
Mel Gibson looks older, greyer and craggier than the last time he starred on the big screen.
He might be a little older, a little wiser and a little craggier, but you've got to hand it to him - he's still a showman.
So it's a good job that grizzled hermit and mountain ace Montgomery Wick (Scott Glenn, looking even craggier than the mountain) is on hand to lead them.
In his last major interview before his family break this weekend, Mr Brown's appearance is distinctly craggier than when he took office two years ago.
CLINT Eastwood looks craggier than the Grand Canyon as a cat burglar who sees President Gene Hackman murder a woman.
Though more scenic, the high road is craggier and more prone to rock slides.
Or you can combine gravel with larger, craggier rocks to make a scree bed, which mimics the lower slopes of mountains where stone has fallen from the rockface to become colonised by alpines.
And no team should be without its sulky loner; here, it's the mysterious no-toed mountain man Montgomery Wick (Scott Glenn), who is even craggier than K2.