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3 definitions found
 for shaggy
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.
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           About his shoulders hangs the shaggy skin. --Dryden.
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     2. Rough; rugged; jaggy. --Milton.
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              [A rill] that winds unseen beneath the shaggy fell.
                                                    --Keble.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  shaggy
      adj 1: used of hair; thick and poorly groomed; "bushy locks"; "a
             shaggy beard" [syn: bushy, shaggy, shaggy-haired,
             shaggy-coated]
      2: having a very rough nap or covered with hanging shags;
         "junipers with shagged trunks"; "shaggy rugs" [syn:
         shagged, shaggy]

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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