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Definition of "scraggly" [scraggly]

  • Ragged; unkempt. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "scraggly" in a sentence
  • "I was always worried about that, so I never grew a beard, just in case I inherited some kind of scraggly beard gene."
  • "Man wanted over indecent assault in Adelaide's northern suburb POLICE are looking for a man with "scraggly" hair and a closely trimmed moustache after a teenage girl was indecently assaulted in the northern suburbs this morning."
  • "Mr Fahey is about 170cm tall, with a fair complexion, blue eyes, a medium build with unkempt, brown, collar-length hair and a "scraggly" beard and moustache, police said."