Definition of straggly in English:

straggly

Line breaks: strag|gly
Pronunciation: /ˈstrag(ə)li
 
, ˈstragli/

adjective (stragglier, straggliest)

Growing or spreading in an irregular, untidy way: his straggly dark hair
More example sentences
  • It was a shabby, straggly, unkempt little regiment, their faces chapped, their noses running in the cold.
  • She brushed the tangles out of her straggly red hair.
  • My dark brown hair was dirty and straggly, the longest strands falling just past my shoulders.
Synonyms
untidy, messy, unkempt, straggling, dishevelled, bedraggled
informal ratty

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