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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Shaggy \Shag"gy\, a. [Compar. Shaggier; superl. Shaggiest.]
[From Shag, n.]
Rough with long hair or wool.
About his shoulders hangs the shaggy skin. --Dryden.
2. Rough; rugged; jaggy. --Milton.
[A rill] that winds unseen beneath the shaggy fell.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: used of hair; thick and poorly groomed; "bushy locks"; "a
shaggy beard" [syn: bushy, shaggy, shaggy-haired,
2: having a very rough nap or covered with hanging shags;
"junipers with shagged trunks"; "shaggy rugs" [syn:
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
72 Moby Thesaurus words for "shaggy":
bristly, broken, bumpy, bushy, choppy, cirrose, coarse,
coarse-grained, corrugated, cross-grained, disheveled, fleecy,
flocculent, furry, fuzzy, grainy, granulated, hairy, hirsute,
hispid, homespun, horripilant, inequal, irregular, jolty, knobbed,
lanate, linsey-woolsey, matted, messed up, mussed up, nappy,
nubbly, nubby, pilose, pily, pimply, pitted, pocky, potholed,
pubescent, rank, ripply, rough, rough-cast, rough-grained,
rough-hewn, ruffled, rumpled, rutted, rutty, shagged, snaggy,
snarled, studded, textured, tousled, tously, tumbled, uncombed,
uncut, uneven, unkempt, unlevel, unpolished, unrefined, unshorn,
unsmooth, untidy, ununiform, wimpled, woolly
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