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See definition of straggly on Dictionary.com
  • as indirty
  • as inuncleanly

synonyms for straggly

  • contaminated
  • crummy
  • disheveled
  • dusty
  • filthy
  • greasy
  • grimy
  • messy
  • muddy
  • murky
  • nasty
  • polluted
  • sloppy
  • stained
  • unkempt
  • bedraggled
  • begrimed
  • black
  • defiled
  • disarrayed
  • foul
  • fouled
  • smudged
  • spattered
  • spotted
  • sullied
  • cruddy
  • dreggy
  • dungy
  • grubby
  • grungy
  • icky
  • lousy
  • mucky
  • scummy
  • scuzzy
  • slatternly
  • slimy
  • slovenly
  • sooty
  • squalid
  • undusted
  • unhygienic
  • unlaundered
  • unsanitary
  • unsightly
  • unswept
  • untidy
  • unwashed
  • yucky

antonyms for straggly

MOST RELEVANT
  • bright
  • clean
  • clear
  • ordered
  • orderly
  • sterile
  • neat
  • spotless
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    How to use straggly in a sentence

    There were some pools of water standing in a coulee, at whose head grew a clump of wild plum trees and other straggly growth.
    THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
    Presently he saw a number of straggly things dangling downward from the rocks and soil overhead.
    THE BOY LAND BOOMERRALPH BONEHILL
    His straggly gray beard confronted the fire-fighters everywhere, goading on the laggards, cheering the valiant.
    THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
    Fancy calling that wiry stuff grass in England, and admiring those straggly creepers and shrubs.
    THE MOVING FINGERMARY GAUNT
    The main column of soldiers far below poured up to the village and went down the straggly street in a tide of dark figures.
    THE INVADERSWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
    Her hair was rather straggly and she had on a pair of Uncle Henry's old slippers.
    THE EMERALD CITY OF OZL. FRANK BAUM
    Finally, the hand ceased to follow the lines, and became straggly.
    THE HONORABLE PETER STIRLING AND WHAT PEOPLE THOUGHT OF HIMPAUL LEICESTER FORD
    Up on the wharf we went and round the corner into a straggly kind of road with old-fashioned houses on both sides of it.
    CAPE COD STORIESJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
    Alis led Don to the rear where a tall skinny man with straggly gray hair was setting type.
    AND THEN THE TOWN TOOK OFFRICHARD WILSON
    It was a junk wagon, and on the seat was a dirty, ragged man with a straggly black beard.
    RICK AND RUDDYHOWARD R. GARIS
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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