- 1Make (something) dirty or wet, typically by trailing it through mud or water: (as adjective draggled) she wore a draggled skirtMore example sentences
- She draggles her shawl.
- He would not creep about the country with moaning voice and melancholy eyes, with draggled dress and outward signs of wretchedness.
- A draggled muslin cap on his head and a dirty gunny-sack about his slim hips proclaimed him cook of the decidedly dirty ship's galley in which I found myself.
- 1.1 [no object] Hang untidily: red hairs draggled dispiritedly from her chignonMore example sentences
- Her fur was staring wet, draggled into points, and her tail was thick with black mud.
- 1.2 [no object] • archaic Trail behind others; lag behind: they draggled at the heels of his troopMore example sentences
- With heavy hearts they draggled at the heels of his troop, as they marched down to the river-side to embark.
early 16th century: diminutive and frequentative of drag.
More definitions of draggleDefinition of draggle in:
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