Etymology
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scraggy (adj.)

early 13c., "rough, jagged" (figurative); 1570s, of landscape, "rough, rugged, stumpy;" 1610s, of persons, "gaunt and wasted, lean, thin, bony;" see scrag + -y (2), and compare scroggy, scraggly. In Scottish, scranky. Related: Scragginess.

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Definitions of scraggy

scraggy (adj.)
being very thin;
Synonyms: scraggly / boney / bony / scrawny / skinny / underweight / weedy
scraggy (adj.)
having a sharply uneven surface or outline;
scraggy cliffs
Synonyms: jagged / jaggy
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