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shaggy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshaggyshag‧gy /ˈʃæɡi/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 UNTIDYshaggy hair or fur is long and untidy 🔊 a shaggy black beard2 CFhaving shaggy hair 🔊 a shaggy sheepskin coatshagginess noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
shaggyIn the distance, live oaks dotted the landscape, as shaggy and dark and hunched as buffalo.I imagined the shaggy beast confused, not knowing which of us to chase.Bare yellow skin on head and throat, ruff shaggy, bill much slenderer than other vultures.The mammoth had a shaggy coat to protect it against the rigours of the ice ages.a shaggy dogOccasionally, it gave its enormous, shaggy head a turn.A shake roof is rather shaggy in appearance.These actions cause the eye, beak and face to vanish beneath the shaggy white ruff.The peak was scalloped into two shaggy wings across its western exposure, which made it appear to be embracing the cove.
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