What does shaggy mean?

Definitions for shaggy
ˈʃæg ishag·gy

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word shaggy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bushy, shaggy, shaggy-haired, shaggy-coated(adj)

    used of hair; thick and poorly groomed

    "bushy locks"; "a shaggy beard"

  2. shagged, shaggy(adj)

    having a very rough nap or covered with hanging shags

    "junipers with shagged trunks"; "shaggy rugs"


  1. shaggy(Adjective)

    Rough with long or thick hair, fur or wool; unshaven, ungroomed, or unbrushed.

  2. shaggy(Adjective)

    Rough; rugged; jaggy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shaggy(noun)

    rough with long hair or wool

    Etymology: [From Shag, n.]

  2. Shaggy(noun)

    rough; rugged; jaggy

    Etymology: [From Shag, n.]


  1. Shaggy

    Orville Richard Burrell, better known by his stage name Shaggy, is a Jamaican-American pop singer and rapper. He is known for his hit singles "Boombastic", "It Wasn't Me" and "Angel". He is said to have taken his stage name from his shaggy hair.

Suggested Resources

  1. shaggy

    Song lyrics by shaggy -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by shaggy on the Lyrics.com website.

How to pronounce shaggy?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say shaggy in sign language?

  1. shaggy


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shaggy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shaggy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of shaggy in a Sentence

  1. W. H. Auden:

    Dogmatic theological statements are neither logical propositions nor poetic utterances. They are shaggy dog stories; they have a point, but he who tries too hard to get it will miss it.

Images & Illustrations of shaggy

  1. shaggyshaggyshaggyshaggyshaggy

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for shaggy

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for shaggy »


Find a translation for the shaggy definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these shaggy definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"shaggy." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 9 Aug. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/shaggy>.

Are we missing a good definition for shaggy? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for shaggy:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.