shaggy

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

shag +‎ -y

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AdjectiveEdit

shaggy (comparative shaggier, superlative shaggiest)

  1. Rough with long or thick hair, fur or wool; unshaven, ungroomed, or unbrushed.
    • 1900, L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
      They waited until Dorothy awoke the next morning. The little girl was quite frightened when she saw the great pile of shaggy wolves, but the Tin Woodman told her all. She thanked him for saving them and sat down to breakfast, after which they started again upon their journey.
  2. Rough; rugged; jaggy.

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Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 21:49