shagginess
noun see shaggy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Shagginess — Shag gi*ness, n. The quality or state of being shaggy; roughness; shaggedness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shagginess — shaggy ► ADJECTIVE (shaggier, shaggiest) 1) (of hair or fur) long, thick, and unkempt. 2) having shaggy hair or fur. ● shaggy dog story Cf. ↑shaggy dog story DERIVATIVES sha …   English terms dictionary

  • shagginess — See shaggily. * * * …   Universalium

  • shagginess — noun The property of being shaggy …   Wiktionary

  • shagginess — n. quality of being shaggy; untidiness, quality of being unkempt …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shagginess — shag·gi·ness …   English syllables

  • shagginess — See: shaggy …   English dictionary

  • shagginess — noun 1. unkemptness of hair • Derivationally related forms: ↑shaggy • Hypernyms: ↑sloppiness, ↑slovenliness, ↑unkemptness 2. roughness of nap produced by long woolly hairs • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • villosity — Shagginess; an aggregation of villi. * * * vil·los·i·ty (vĭ losґĭ te) 1. the condition of being covered with villi. 2. a villus …   Medical dictionary

  • Brushiness — Brush i*ness, n. The quality of resembling a brush; brushlike condition; shagginess. Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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