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craggy

[krag-ee] /ˈkræg i/
adjective, craggier, craggiest.
1.
full of crags.
2.
rugged; harsh; rough.
Also, cragged
[krag-id] /ˈkræg ɪd/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see crag1, -y1
Related forms
craggily, craggedly, adverb
cragginess, craggedness, noun
uncraggy, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cragginess

craggy

/ˈkræɡɪ/
adjective -gier, -giest
1.
having many crags
2.
(of the face) rugged; rocklike
Derived Forms
craggily, adverb
cragginess, noun
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Word Origin and History for cragginess

craggy

adj.

mid-15c.; see crag + -y (2).

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