Definition of Scraggly

1. Adjective. Lacking neatness or order. "A scraggly little path to the door"

Similar to: Untidy



Definition of Scraggly

1. Adjective. Rough, scruffy, or unkempt. ¹

2. Adjective. Jagged or uneven; scraggy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scraggly

1. uneven [adj -GLIER, -GLIEST] - See also: uneven

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scraggly

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

Literary usage of Scraggly

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1. Bulletin of the University of Montana by University of Montana (Missoula, Mont.) (1903)
"What corresponds partly with the type of this species is a small and scraggly tree growing at timber line on McDonald peak, and probably elsewhere. ..."

2. Forestry Kaimin by University of Montana (Missoula). School of Forestry. Forestry Club (1903)
"Cones ovate to almost round, very dark, rarely 3 inches long. Low and scraggly trees growing in rocky places in subalpine situations. ..."

3. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1907)
"A young lady at Haarlem who played Cat's Cradle just as I learnt it (that is, without the Korean or " scraggly " figures),1 called the first position "de ..."

4. Trees in Winter: Their Study, Planting, Care and Identification by Albert Francis Blakeslee, Chester Deacon Jarvis (1913)
"The scraggly branchlets in connection with the peeling of the bark give a very rough unkempt appearance to the tree. Trunk erect, generally continuous., ..."

5. Trees in Winter: Their Study, Planting, Care and Identification by Albert Francis Blakeslee, Chester Deacon Jarvis (1913)
"... branching low with wide-spreading limbs forming a low rounded head resembling an Apple tree somewhat in habit, but with a characteristic scraggly ..."

6. Child Training by Angelo Patri (1922)
"It had low-spreading branches, each of them thick with scraggly twigs. It was a grim tree for kite-fliers. "Let her out, let her out, ..."

7. Addresses, Discussions, Etc. by Rome Green Brown (1917)
"I observe for a long distance there is no water going over there, apparently; and if it is, it is a very straggly, scraggly stream. If that was lower, ..."

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