draggled
draggled draggled adj. limp and soiled as if dragged in the mud.

Syn: bedraggled. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Draggled — Draggle Drag gle (dr[a^]g g l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Draggled} (dr[a^]g g ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Draggling} (dr[a^]g gl[i^]ng).] [Freq. of drag. [root]73. Cf. {Drawl}.] To wet and soil by dragging on the ground, mud, or wet grass; to drabble; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • draggled — adjective limp and soiled as if dragged in the mud the beggar s bedraggled clothes scarecrows in battered hats or draggled skirts • Syn: ↑bedraggled • Similar to: ↑dirty, ↑soiled, ↑unclean …   Useful english dictionary

  • draggled — adjective bedraggled …   Wiktionary

  • draggled — Synonyms and related words: beat up, bedraggled, befouled, besmirched, blowzy, careless, chintzy, defiled, dilapidated, dirtied, drabbled, drabbletailed, draggletailed, fouled, frowzy, frumpish, frumpy, grubby, in rags, informal, loose, lumpen,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • draggled — drag·gle || drægl v. wet and soil by dragging on wet ground or mud or wet grass …   English contemporary dictionary

  • draggled — bedraggled …   Scottish slang

  • draggled — adjective literary bedraggled …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Draggle — Drag gle (dr[a^]g g l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Draggled} (dr[a^]g g ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Draggling} (dr[a^]g gl[i^]ng).] [Freq. of drag. [root]73. Cf. {Drawl}.] To wet and soil by dragging on the ground, mud, or wet grass; to drabble; to trail.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Draggling — Draggle Drag gle (dr[a^]g g l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Draggled} (dr[a^]g g ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Draggling} (dr[a^]g gl[i^]ng).] [Freq. of drag. [root]73. Cf. {Drawl}.] To wet and soil by dragging on the ground, mud, or wet grass; to drabble; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • draggle — /drag euhl/, v., draggled, draggling. v.t. 1. to soil by dragging over damp ground or in mud. v.i. 2. to trail on the ground; be or become draggled. 3. to follow slowly; straggle. [1490 1500; DRAG + LE] * * * …   Universalium

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