What does the word jagged mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Having jags or notches.

Usage examples for jagged

  1. But he kept on his way, though the cold pierced him to the bone, and the jagged ice cut his feet, and the hunger in his body gnawed like a rat's teeth. – A Dog of Flanders by Louisa de la Rame)
  2. The jagged outline showed that the stern had been beaten in. – Among Malay Pirates And Other Tales Of Adventure And Peril by G. A. Henty
  3. The horizon narrowed and widened, and dipped and rose, and at all times its edge was jagged with waves that seemed thrust up in points like rocks. – Men, Women, and Boats by Stephen Crane