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synonyms for scraggy

  • angular
  • gangly
  • gaunt
  • rangy
  • scrawny
  • slender
  • spindly
  • attenuated
  • beanpole
  • beanstalk
  • bony
  • broomstick
  • gangling
  • lean
  • meager
  • rawboned
  • spare
  • spindling
  • stilt
  • stringy
  • twiggy
  • weedy
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antonyms for scraggy

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  • chubby
  • fat
  • plump
  • thick
  • squat
  • new
  • nice
  • even
  • complete
  • smooth
  • fixed
  • polite
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                How to use scraggy in a sentence

                The Pilgrim and his mate were scraggy little bipeds of the city push variety, so they were suppressed.
                OVER THE SLIPRAILSHENRY LAWSON
                They had only just gathered together when he rode up on his old scraggy horse.
                COLONIAL BORNG. FIRTH SCOTT
                It came out a scraggy blotch of white paint, with its black eyes glaring like two great glass beads!
                MARTIN RATTLERR.M. BALLANTYNE
                Two days later, on sale day, this same scraggy mob of northern bullocks was still in the largest pen of the Wirreeford yards.
                THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
                Whereupon Robert took his arm, and holding the scraggy wretch forward, commanded him to out with what he knew.
                RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
                Saale, at four or five miles distance, bounds this scraggy lump on the east and on the south.
                HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XVIII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
                It is dotted with Hamlets of the usual kind; and has patches of scraggy fir.
                HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XVIII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
                Tears showed in his watery eyes, slid down his worn cheek, trickled into his scraggy beard.
                INSTIGATIONSEZRA POUND
                The stumps, and here and there a scraggy tree were the witnesses of the desolation that had been wrought.
                LETTERS FROM SWITZERLANDSAMUEL IRENUS PRIME
                We saw a scraggy-looking fellow nearly black, and wearing nothing but a cloth round the loins; he was tending flocks.
                EOTHENA. W. KINGLAKE
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                WORDS RELATED TO SCRAGGY

                • asperous
                • broken
                • cragged
                • harsh
                • precipitous
                • rock-bound
                • rocky
                • rough
                • rugged
                • scabrous
                • scraggy
                • stony
                • uneven
                • unlevel
                • unsmooth
                • angular
                • attenuated
                • beanpole
                • beanstalk
                • bony
                • broomstick
                • gangling
                • gangly
                • gaunt
                • lean
                • meager
                • rangy
                • rawboned
                • scraggy
                • scrawny
                • slender
                • spare
                • spindling
                • spindly
                • stilt
                • stringy
                • twiggy
                • weedy
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