Definition of draggle-tailed in US English:

draggle-tailed

adjective

archaic
  • Having untidily trailing skirts.

    ‘a draggle-tailed wench’
    • ‘We can see how this draggle-tailed woman puts her defenses in place and maintains them when she's stiffing the bartender of tips and trying to stay on Shelly's good side, and once she has opened up we see right into her.’
    scruffy, tousled, dishevelled, unkempt, messy, disordered, disarranged, messed up, rumpled, bedraggled, uncombed, ungroomed, straggly, ruffled, tangled, matted, windblown, wild
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Pronunciation

draggle-tailed

/ˈdraɡəlˌtāld/