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JAGGED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does jagged mean? 

JAGGED (adjective)
  The adjective JAGGED has 2 senses:

1. having a sharply uneven surface or outline
2. having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed

  Familiarity information: JAGGED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


JAGGED (adjective)


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Meaning:

Having a sharply uneven surface or outline

Synonyms:

jagged; jaggy; scraggy

Context examples:

the jagged outline of the crags / scraggy cliffs

Similar:

uneven (not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture)


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Meaning:

Having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed

Synonyms:

erose; jaggy; jagged; notched; toothed

Similar:

rough (of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped)


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