shaggy

Part of speech: noun

Shagginess.

Part of speech: adjective

With rough hair or wool; ragged; rough.

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Usage examples "shaggy":

  1. Mr. Leslie brought his shaggy eyebrows together in a perplexed frown. - "Out of the Primitive", Robert Ames Bennet.
  2. He smiled down upon Christopher from beneath his shaggy brows, and Christopher smiled back. - "Christopher and the Clockmakers", Sara Ware Bassett.
  3. A shaggy goat's soft hide beneath him spread, And with fresh rushes heap'd an ample bed; Jove touch'd the hero's tender soul, to find So just reception from a heart so kind: And Oh, ye gods! - "The Odyssey of Homer", Homer, translated by Alexander Pope.