Knaggy
Knaggy Knag"gy, a. Knotty; rough; figuratively, rough in temper. --Fuller. -- {Knag"gi*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • knaggy — ˈnagē adjective ( er/ est) : full of or covered with gnarled knotty protuberances : craggy, rugged, rough the old dark knaggy skull Isak Dinesen …   Useful english dictionary

  • knaggy — /nag ee/, adj., knaggier, knaggiest. knotty; rough with knots. [1350 1400; ME knag spur, projection, peg (c. G Knagge knot, peg) + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • knaggy — adjective Having many protuberances, knobs or knots; knotty, rough or rugged. Syn: bumpy, knotty, lumpy, coarse, craggy, harsh, rough …   Wiktionary

  • knaggy — adj. knotty, gnarled, having eyes (of a tree or piece of wood) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • knaggy — a. Knotty, gnarled …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • knaggy — knag·gy …   English syllables

  • knaggy — /ˈnægi/ (say nagee) adjective knotty; rough with knots …   Australian English dictionary

  • knaggy —  knotty. Lane …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • Knagginess — Knaggy Knag gy, a. Knotty; rough; figuratively, rough in temper. Fuller. {Knag gi*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sullenness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Sullenness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 sullenness sullenness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 morosity morosity spleen Sgm: N 1 churlishness churlishness &c.(discourtesy) 895 Sgm: N 1 irascibility irascibility &c. 901 …   English dictionary for students

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