Etymology
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scraggly (adj.)

"having a rough, irregular, or ragged appearance," 1831, from scrag + -ly (1); also compare scraggy (13c.). Scraggling in the same sense is by 1722; Milton used scragged (attested from 1590s).

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Definitions of scraggly

scraggly (adj.)
ragged, thin, or untidy in appearance;
the old man's scraggly beard
a scraggly little path to the door
scraggly (adj.)
being very thin;
Synonyms: scraggy / boney / bony / scrawny / skinny / underweight / weedy
From wordnet.princeton.edu