Craggy
Craggy Crag"gy (kr[a^]g"g[y^]), a. Full of crags; rugged with projecting points of rocks; as, the craggy side of a mountain. ``The craggy ledge.'' --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

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  • craggy — mid 15c.; see CRAG (Cf. crag) + Y (Cf. y) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • craggy — [adj] jagged asperous, broken, cragged, harsh, precipitous, rock bound, rocky, rough, rugged, scabrous, scraggy, stony, uneven, unlevel, unsmooth; concepts 490,606 Ant. flat, smooth …   New thesaurus

  • craggy — ► ADJECTIVE (craggier, craggiest) 1) having many crags. 2) (of a man s face) attractively rugged and rough textured. DERIVATIVES craggily adverb cragginess noun …   English terms dictionary

  • craggy — [krag′idkrag′ē] adj. craggier, craggiest having many crags; steep and rugged: also cragged [krag′id] cragginess n …   English World dictionary

  • craggy — [[t]kræ̱gi[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A craggy cliff or mountain is steep and rocky. ...tiny villages on craggy cliffs. 2) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A craggy face has large features and deep lines. He s a very small man with a lined, craggy face …   English dictionary

  • craggy — UK [ˈkræɡɪ] / US adjective Word forms craggy : adjective craggy comparative craggier superlative craggiest 1) steep with a lot of rough rocks 2) a craggy face looks strong and has deep lines in it craggy features …   English dictionary

  • craggy — adjective (craggier; est) Date: 15th century 1. full of crags < craggy slopes > 2. rough, rugged < a craggy face > < a craggy voice > • craggily adverb • cragginess …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • craggy — crag|gy [ˈkrægi] adj 1.) a mountain that is craggy is very steep and covered in rough rocks ▪ the craggy peaks of the Sierra Madre 2.) having a face with many deep lines on it ▪ his thin craggy face …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • craggy — crag|gy [ krægi ] adjective 1. ) steep with a lot of rough rocks 2. ) a craggy face looks strong and has deep lines in it: RUGGED: craggy features …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • craggy — adjective 1 a mountain that is craggy is very steep and covered in rough rocks 2 having a face with many deep lines on it: craggy good looks …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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