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scrag·gy

 (skrăg′ē)
adj. scrag·gi·er, scrag·gi·est
1. Jagged; rough: scraggy cliffs.
2. Bony and lean: a scraggy cat.

scrag′gi·ly adv.
scrag′gi·ness n.
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scraggy

(ˈskræɡɪ)
adj, -gier or -giest
1. lean or scrawny
2. rough; unkempt
ˈscraggily adv
ˈscragginess n
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scrag•gy

(ˈskræg i)

adj. -gi•er, -gi•est.
1. lean or scrawny.
2. jagged.
[1565–75]
scrag′gi•ly, adv.
scrag′gi•ness, n.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.scraggy - being very thin; "a child with skinny freckled legs"; "a long scrawny neck"
lean, thin - lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
2.scraggy - 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"
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scraggy

adjective
2. unkempt, scruffy, tousled, rough, grotty (slang), lank, draggletailed (archaic) Their hallmarks are scraggy hair and scruffy clothes.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
Translations
رفيع بصورَةٍ غَيْر جَذّابَه
vyzáblý
mager
horaîur
perkaręs
kārnstievs
cılızçok zayıfsıska

scraggy

[ˈskrægɪ] ADJ (scraggier (compar) (scraggiest (superl))) → flacucho
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

scraggy

[ˈskrægi] adj [neck, person, sheep, bird] → décharné(e); [plant, tree] → décharné(e); [beard] → clairsemé(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

scraggy

adj (+er)
(= scrawny)dürr; meatminderwertig, sehnig
(= unkempt, scanty) hairzottig, zerfranst; furzottig
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

scraggy

[ˈskrægɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (neck, limb) → scheletrico/a; (animal) → pelle e ossa inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

scraggy

(ˈskrӕgi) adjective
unattractively thin. a scraggy neck.
ˈscragginess noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in periodicals archive ?
The little trees had become even scraggier, the fountain drier, the pavement more pitted with holes.
He found out he was finally dying of Aids and, to make matters worse, Pauline kept making him chicken soup from the carcass of an old bird that looked even scraggier than her.