Definition of Scraggy

1. Adjective. Being very thin. "A long scrawny neck"

Exact synonyms: Boney, Scrawny, Skinny, Underweight, Weedy
Similar to: Lean, Thin
Derivative terms: Boniness, Scrag, Scrawniness, Skinniness

2. Adjective. Having a sharply uneven surface or outline. "Scraggy cliffs"
Exact synonyms: Jagged, Jaggy
Similar to: Uneven
Derivative terms: Jaggedness, Jag

Definition of Scraggy

1. a. Rough with irregular points; scragged.

Definition of Scraggy

1. Adjective. Rough and irregular; jagged. ¹

2. Adjective. Lean or thin, scrawny. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scraggy

1. scrawny [adj -GIER, -GIEST] - See also: scrawny

Scraggy Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Scraggy Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Scraggy

scraffling
scrag
scrag end
scrage
scragged
scraggedness
scraggier
scraggiest
scraggily
scragginess
scragging
scragglier
scraggliest
scraggliness
scraggly
scraggy (current term)
scragly
scrags
scraich
scraiched
scraiching
scraichs
scraigh
scraighed
scraighing
scraighs
scraight
scram
scramasax
scramb

Literary usage of Scraggy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Alice-for-short: A Dichronism by William Frend De Morgan (1907)
"SHE is NOT SO scraggy, AFTER ALL. PSYCHICAL RESEARCH. HOW CHARLES BROKE MISS STRAKER QUITE OFF. ... scraggy ..."

2. Prodromus Florae Peninsulae Indiae Orientalis: Containing Abridged by Robert Wight, George Arnott Walker Arnott (1834)
"Seeds apparently without an arillus, or with a very short imperfect membranaceous one at the Шит.—Rigid scraggy shrubs, generally with thorns. ..."

3. The Land and the Book, Or, Biblical Illustrations Drawn from the Manners and by William McClure Thomson (1886)
"Warm Sulphur Springs, Baths, and Aqueduct at Tell el Hammam.—Clumps of scraggy Trees. — Apple of Sodom. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Scraggy

Search for Scraggy on Dictionary.com!Search for Scraggy on Thesaurus.com!Search for Scraggy on Google!Search for Scraggy on Wikipedia!

Search