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shag +‎ -y


  • IPA(key): /ˈʃæɡi/
    Rhymes: -æɡi


shaggy (comparative shaggier, superlative shaggiest)

  1. With long, thick, and uncombed hair, fur or wool.
    • 1900 May 17, L[yman] Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Chicago, Ill.; New York, N.Y.: Geo[rge] M. Hill Co., →OCLC:
      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. With a surface like shaggy hair; rough nap.

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