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Definitions for scraggy
ˈskræg iscrag·gy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scraggy, boney, scrawny, skinny, underweight, weedyadjective

    being very thin

    "a child with skinny freckled legs"; "a long scrawny neck"

  2. jagged, jaggy, scraggyadjective

    having a sharply uneven surface or outline

    "the jagged outline of the crags"; "scraggy cliffs"


  1. scraggyadjective

    Rough and irregular; jagged.

  2. scraggyadjective

    Lean or thin, scrawny.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Scraggynoun

    Etymology: from scrag.

    Such a constitution is easily known by the body being lean, warm, hairy, scraggy, and dry, without a disease. Arbuthnot.

    From a scraggy rock, whose prominence
    Half overshades the ocean, hardy men,
    Fearless of rending winds and dashing waves,
    Cut sampire. Phillips.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scraggy

    rough with irregular points; scragged

  2. Scraggy

    lean and rough; scragged

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scraggy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scraggy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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