scraggly

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scrag·gly

 (skrăg′lē)
adj. scrag·gli·er, scrag·gli·est
1. Ragged or unkempt: a scraggly beard.
2. Thin or emaciated: a scraggly dog.
3. Thin or irregular in form, as a plant.
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scraggly

(ˈskræɡlɪ)
adj, -glier or -gliest
untidy or irregular
Also called: scraggling
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scrag•gly

(ˈskræg li)

adj. -gli•er, -gli•est.
1. irregular; uneven; jagged.
2. shaggy; ragged; unkempt.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.scraggly - lacking neatness or order; "the old man's scraggly beard"; "a scraggly little path to the door"
untidy - not neat and tidy; "careless and untidy in her personal habits"; "an untidy living room"; "untidy and casual about money"
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Translations

scraggly

[ˈskræglɪ] ADJ (US) [beard] → descuidado; [hair] → revuelto; [plant] → asalvajado, de aspecto salvaje
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scraggly

[ˈskrægli] (mainly US) adj [hair, moustache, beard, plant] → clairsemé(e)
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scraggly

adj (+er) beard, hairzottig, zottelig; plantkümmerlich
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