shaggy
adjective (shaggier; -est) Date: 1581 1. a. covered with or consisting of long, coarse, or matted hair b. covered with or consisting of thick, tangled, or unkempt vegetation c. having a rough nap, texture, or surface d. having hairlike processes 2. a. unkempt b. confused or unclear in conception or thinking <
shaggy ideas
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a shaggy argument
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shaggily adverbshagginess noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Synonyms:
(with long hair or wool) / ,


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