adjective, shaggier, shaggiest.
covered with or having long, rough hair.
a shaggy person.
rough and matted; forming a bushy mass, as the hair or mane.
having a rough nap, as cloth.
characterized by sloppy planning or execution: a shaggy production of Macbeth.
adjective -gier, -giest
having or covered with rough unkempt fur, hair, wool, etc: a shaggy dog
rough or unkempt
(in textiles) having a nap of long rough strands
- Shaggy-dog story
[shag-ee-dawg, -dog] /ˈʃæg iˈdɔg, -ˈdɒg/ noun 1. a funny story, traditionally about a talking dog, that, after an often long and involved narration of unimportant incidents, has an absurd or irrelevant punch line. shaggy-dog story A long drawn-out anecdote with an absurd or anticlimactic ending. For example, At first he had us laughing wildly at […]
noun 1. an edible inky-cap mushroom, Coprinus comatus, having an elongated, shaggy pileus.
noun 1. an untanned leather with a granular surface, prepared from the hide of a horse, shark, seal, etc. 2. the rough skin of certain sharks, used as an abrasive. adjective 3. Also, shagreened. resembling, covered with, or made of shagreen. noun 1. the rough skin of certain sharks and rays, used as an abrasive […]
- Shagreen skin
shagreen skin sha·green skin (shə-grēn’) n. An oval patch of thickened, smooth or crinkled, sometimes pigmented skin appearing on the trunk or lower back in early childhood in association with tuberous sclerosis.