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SHAGGY (shaggier, shaggiest)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does shaggy mean? 

SHAGGY (adjective)
  The adjective SHAGGY has 2 senses:

1. used of hair; thick and poorly groomed
2. having a very rough nap or covered with hanging shags

  Familiarity information: SHAGGY used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SHAGGY (adjective)

Sense 1shaggy [BACK TO TOP]


Used of hair; thick and poorly groomed


bushy; shaggy; shaggy-coated; shaggy-haired

Context examples:

bushy locks / a shaggy beard


ungroomed (not neat and smart in appearance)

Sense 2shaggy [BACK TO TOP]


Having a very rough nap or covered with hanging shags


shagged; shaggy

Context examples:

junipers with shagged trunks / shaggy rugs


rough; unsmooth (having or caused by an irregular surface)

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