Definition of straggly in English:

straggly

adjective

  • Growing or spreading in an irregular, untidy way.

    ‘his straggly dark hair’
    • ‘It was a shabby, straggly, unkempt little regiment, their faces chapped, their noses running in the cold.’
    • ‘Along the way we encountered straggly herds of llamas and occasional wild dogs.’
    • ‘I sit in the only empty chair on the front row next to a very pale man with long straggly gray hair who has a persistent dry cough and wears sandals with thin black socks.’
    • ‘My dark brown hair was dirty and straggly, the longest strands falling just past my shoulders.’
    • ‘She brushed the tangles out of her straggly red hair.’
    untidy, messy, unkempt, straggling, dishevelled, bedraggled
    ratty
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Pronunciation

straggly

/ˈstraɡ(ə)lē/