bedraggled

[ bih-drag-uh ld ]SEE DEFINITION OF bedraggled
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She had changed the bedraggled frock for the green one she had worn the night before.

His relief was so great that, forgetting his own bedraggled condition, he laughed.

The plumage, once shining with hues direct from heaven, is soiled and bedraggled.

He is dressed neither in a rainbow, nor bedraggled with blood.

The lieutenant mopped his face on a bedraggled handkerchief.

The men were bedraggled, and so wet one could not make out the color of the dress.

It was not bedraggled, so it had fallen recently, as the winds had not beaten it about.

What they found was only a bedraggled messenger boy, for it was now raining.

I'm glad there's nobody but this old man to see me in this bedraggled bonnet.

Nan saw his wet face, with the bedraggled hair clinging about it.

WORD ORIGIN

1727, past participle adjective from bedraggle.

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