Definition of Shagginess

1. Noun. Unkemptness of hair.

Generic synonyms: Sloppiness, Slovenliness, Unkemptness
Derivative terms: Shaggy



2. Noun. Roughness of nap produced by long woolly hairs.
Generic synonyms: Raggedness, Roughness
Derivative terms: Shaggy

Definition of Shagginess

1. n. The quality or state of being shaggy; roughness; shaggedness.

Definition of Shagginess

1. Noun. The property of being shaggy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shagginess

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shagginess

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shagbark hickory
shagbarks
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shaggedness
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shaggers
shaggier
shaggiest
shaggily
shagginess (current term)
shagginesses
shaggings
shaggy
shaggy-dog stories
shaggy-dog story
shaggy aorta
shaggy cap
shaggy chorion
shaggy dog stories
shaggy dog story
shaggy heart
shaggy kinase
shaggy pericardium

Literary usage of Shagginess

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1. Our Old Home, and English Note-books by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1912)
"I think, however, that it is this unusual shagginess which made the scene a favorite with Scott, and with the people on this side of the ocean generally. ..."

2. Our Old Home: And English Note-books by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1898)
"I think, however, that it is this unusual shagginess which made the scene a favorite with Scott, and with the people on this side of the ocean generally. ..."

3. The Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1891)
"I think, however, that it is this unusual shagginess which made the scene a favorite with Scott, and with the people on this side of the ocean generally. ..."

4. Chips from a German Workshop by Friedrich Max Müller, Christian Karl Josias Bunsen (1890)
"... clearly transferred from the shagginess of hair (" loman," hair) to the shagginess of pronunciation, so that after all, in Sanskrit at least, ..."

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