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shag·gy

 (shăg′ē)
adj. shag·gi·er, shag·gi·est
1. Having, covered with, or resembling long rough hair or wool.
2. Bushy or matted: shaggy hair.
3. Having a rough nap or surface, as a textile.
4. Poorly groomed; unkempt.
5. Marked by a lack of order or clarity in thinking, planning, or performance.

shag′gi·ly adv.
shag′gi·ness n.
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shaggy

(ˈʃæɡɪ)
adj, -gier or -giest
1. having or covered with rough unkempt fur, hair, wool, etc: a shaggy dog.
2. rough or unkempt
3. (Textiles) (in textiles) having a nap of long rough strands
ˈshaggily adv
ˈshagginess n
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shag•gy

(ˈʃæg i)

adj. -gi•er, -gi•est.
1. covered with or having long, rough hair.
2. untidy; unkempt.
3. forming a bushy mass, as the hair or mane.
4. having a rough nap, as cloth.
5. done in a sloppy manner.
[1580–90]
shag′gi•ly, adv.
shag′gi•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.shaggy - used of hair; thick and poorly groomed; "bushy locks"; "a shaggy beard"
ungroomed - not neat and smart in appearance; "he was wrinkled and ungroomed, with a two-day beard"; "ungroomed hair"
2.shaggy - having a very rough nap or covered with hanging shags; "junipers with shagged trunks"; "shaggy rugs"
rough, unsmooth - having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"
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shaggy

adjective unkempt, rough, tousled, hairy, long-haired, hirsute, unshorn He has long, shaggy hair. a shaggy dog
cropped, smooth, shorn, short-haired, crew-cut, close-cropped, flat-woven, neatly-trimmed, short-piled
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
Translations
مُتَشَعِّث، كَث
rozcuchanýstřapatý
hoitamatonkarkeatakkuinen
lubbalegur, úfinn
gauruotumasnušiuręspasišiaušęs
pinkainsplušķains
kaba tüylü

shaggy

[ˈʃægɪ] ADJ (shaggier (compar) (shaggiest (superl))) [hair, beard, mane] → greñudo; [fur, eyebrows, animal] → peludo; [carpet, rug] → de mucho pelo; [person] → melenudo, greñudo
shaggy dog storychiste m largo y pesado
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

shaggy

[ˈʃægi] adj [hair, beard, fur] → hirsute; [animal] → au poil hirsuteshaggy dog story nhistoire f sans queue ni tête
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

shaggy

adj (+er) (= long-haired)zottig; (= unkempt)zottelig; shaggy carpetzotteliger Teppich
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

shaggy

[ˈʃægɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (mane, hair) → ispido/a, arruffato/a; (dog) → a pelo lungo e arruffato
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

shaggy

(ˈʃӕgi) adjective
(covered with hair, fur etc that is) rough and untidy in appearance. The dog had a shaggy coat; a shaggy dog.
ˈshagginess noun
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The final incarnation of Chewie was simultaneously shaggier and sleeker, with a more plume- and mane-like headpiece.
Deep black is present in clothing, just like it is in hairstyles, and both become shaggier and manlier, with rough cuts and edges.
The animal also lacked the shaggier mane a zebra usually has on the nape of its neck.
And even though it was for a three-and-a-half-hour play, the longer and shaggier of Angels in America's two halves, I wouldn't have traded that view, or that day spent in the thrall of Tony Kushner's epochal masterpiece, for the world.
And there is no longer the familiar constant of a church's neighborhood--the rundown, shaggier part of town where our church shared a parking lot with a garage that later became a motorcycle gang's clubhouse; the cozier, tree-shaded suburban location of the second, where a local school provided a little extra parking for those who were running late; or the pleasant, open-spaced rurality of the building my parents still attend faithfully.
No, it's not a dance (where you shuffle about avoiding eye contact before hiding in a cupboard), or a hair cut (a shaggier 'Rachel' with added dust) - its dictionary definition is, 'A person who has withdrawn from society - a recluse'.
He'd like it to be more human, shaggier around the edges.
INSIDE SKIRT From the flank, this one is shaggier and can be tough if not treated right.