Definition of daggy in English:

daggy

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Pronunciation: /ˈdaɡi
 
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adjective (daggier, daggiest)

informal , chiefly Australian/NZ
1(Especially of clothes) scruffy: ‘pre-worn’ clothing might be a bit daggy
More example sentences
  • He dresses in daggy grey suits and is so shy he usually talks to the ground.
  • The chick was wearing a daggy long floral skirt.
  • Dressed in my daggy jeans and Panjabi MC tour tee shirt, I waited for the set to finish, and chatted with a random American chap out the front.
1.1Not stylish; unfashionable: a daggy disco track
More example sentences
  • They learn how to cross roads without looking, ride on the wrong side of the street or cycleway, and that safety gear such as helmets is daggy.
  • It is rare to find a seat belt in a local car and wearing one is considered as daggy as wearing a helmet on a motorbike.
  • Any daggy, dated, old-fashioned dance move that had ever been shunned or made popular, I performed.

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