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.
References in classic literature ?
On the far side of the open stood one of the hills, with two quaint, craggy peaks shining vividly in the sun.
The mountainous and craggy islets intercepted the beauties of this noble island from the view of the travellers.
There was a feeling of freshness and vigour in the very streets; and when I got free of the town, when my foot was on the sands and my face towards the broad, bright bay, no language can describe the effect of the deep, clear azure of the sky and ocean, the bright morning sunshine on the semicircular barrier of craggy cliffs surmounted by green swelling hills, and on the smooth, wide sands, and the low rocks out at sea--looking, with their clothing of weeds and moss, like little grass-grown islands--and above all, on the brilliant, sparkling waves.
140-164) And you, O lord Apollo, god of the silver bow, shooting afar, now walked on craggy Cynthus, and now kept wandering about the island and the people in them.
There is no pleasanter place for such a meal than a raft that is gliding down the winding Neckar past green meadows and wooded hills, and slumbering villages, and craggy heights graced with crumbling towers and battlements.
Above these, were range upon range of craggy steeps, grey rock, bright ice, and smooth verdure-specks of pasture, all gradually blending with the crowning snow.
Its sources might lie among wild and inaccessible cliffs, and tumble and foam down rugged defiles and over craggy precipices; but its direction was in the true course, and up this stream he determined to prosecute his route to the Rocky Mountains.
Their craggy sides are clothed with vegetation, and white specks of houses peep out from the luxuriant foliage everywhere; they are even perched upon jutting and picturesque pinnacles a thousand feet above your head.
This was a wood of birches, growing on a steep, craggy side of a mountain that overhung the loch.
The crowd swarmed ashore and soon the forest distances and craggy heights echoed far and near with shoutings and laughter.
This mingled variety of garden and grove swept gradually up the sides of the mountains, until succeeded by dense forests, which in turn gave place to naked and craggy rocks, until the summits rose into the regions of perpetual snow.
Our wagonette had topped a rise and in front of us rose the huge expanse of the moor, mottled with gnarled and craggy cairns and tors.