Word of the Day. "Shaggy"

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Synonyms: untidy, messy, unkempt, tousled, disheveled, ragged, scruffy, etc.

  • Part of Speech: adjective
  • Definition: covered with or having long, rough hair, etc.

The adjective "shaggy" describes something that is unkempt or untidy, often referring to long, tangled, and rough hair or fur. It can also be used figuratively to describe something that is rough or coarse in texture or appearance.

Examples in Sentences:

  1. The shaggy dog bounded across the yard, its fur matted and tangled from a day of adventure.
  2. Wearing a shaggy sweater, she embraced the cozy warmth it provided on the chilly evening.
  3. As the hiker emerged from the dense forest, his shaggy hair was filled with twigs and leaves.
  4. The old book sat on the shelf, its shaggy cover worn and frayed from years of use.
  5. Despite his shaggy appearance, the musician's talent on the guitar was unmatched, captivating the audience with each strum.

April, 2024

Posted by Oxford Language Club

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