shaggy

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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.

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

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.
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"

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
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

shaggy

[ˈʃægi] adj [hair, beard, fur] → hirsute; [animal] → au poil hirsuteshaggy dog story nhistoire f sans queue ni tête

shaggy

adj (+er) (= long-haired)zottig; (= unkempt)zottelig; shaggy carpetzotteliger Teppich

shaggy

[ˈʃægɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (mane, hair) → ispido/a, arruffato/a; (dog) → a pelo lungo e arruffato

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
References in classic literature ?
Master Micawber was hardly visible in a Guernsey shirt, and the shaggiest suit of slops I ever saw; and the children were done up, like preserved meats, in impervious cases.
Nobody knows for sure if this left-hand kidney was ever really filled with frolicking nudists, but after 30-plus years of outlaw skateboard action, the Nude Bowl has seen X shit ten-times crazier than the shaggiest 70's bush or swingin' key party.
The contestants will be put through their paces to see who can turn the shaggiest pooch into a beautiful, prancing pup beginning Saturday, April 12, at 9 PM (ET/PT).