craggy

  • 1 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] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 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 …

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  • 4 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

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

    English World dictionary

  • 6 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

  • 7 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

  • 8 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 …

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  • 9 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

  • 10 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

  • 11 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

  • 12 craggy — adjective /kɹæɡi/ Characterized by rugged, sharp, or coarse features. The goat climbed up the craggy rocks. See Also: crag, cragged, craggedness, craggily, cragginess …

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  • 13 craggy — adj. Craggy is used with these nouns: ↑cliff, ↑face, ↑mountain, ↑peak, ↑slope …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14 craggy — [ˈkrægi] adj 1) a craggy face looks strong and has deep lines in it Syn: rugged 2) steep with a lot of rough rocks …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 15 craggy — craggily, craggedly, adv. cragginess, craggedness, n. /krag ee/, adj., craggier, craggiest. 1. full of crags. 2. rugged; harsh; rough. Also, cragged /krag id/. [1350 1400; ME; see CRAG1, Y1] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 16 craggy — Synonyms and related words: asperous, corrugated, cragged, crinkled, crumpled, crystal, crystalline, gravelly, gritty, harsh, ironbound, jagged, jaggy, lapideous, lithoid, lithoidal, monolithic, pebbled, pebbly, porphyritic, ragged, rock ribbed,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 craggy — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. rough, jagged, rugged, steep; see abrupt 1 , rocky . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. steep, rugged, rocky, jagged, stony, precipitous, scraggy. III (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Having a surface that is not smooth:… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 craggy — adj. rocky, jagged; rough, uneven, rugged …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 craggy — adjective (craggier, craggiest) 1》 having many crags.     ↘(of a rock face) rough and uneven. 2》 (of a man s face) attractively rugged and rough textured. Derivatives craggily adverb cragginess noun …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 craggy — a. Cragged, rugged, rough, jagged, broken, uneven, scraggy …

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