Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
1. Exhausted or distraught and often gaunt in appearance.
2. Wild and intractable. Used of a hawk in falconry.
An adult hawk captured for training.
[French hagard, wild, from Old French, wild hawk, raptor, perhaps of Germanic origin.]
Switch to new thesaurus
|Adv.||1.||haggardly - in a haggard manner; "she looked haggardly out of her tent"|