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jaggy

Syllabification: jag·gy
Pronunciation: /ˈjaɡē
 
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Definition of jaggy in English:

adjective (jaggier, jaggiest)

Jagged.
Example sentences
  • It's all spiky and jaggy and it should be off-putting, but it strangely isn't because it has this antenna-like thing about it.
  • The higher resolution won't completely get rid of jaggy lines and slight texture shimmering, but it will give you the best image quality with an acceptable frame rate given the equipment you're running on.
  • Lack of a freshwater source or any plant life apart, the only shelter on the whole windswept hillock is dangerously near the tide line, down between jaggy rocks and slippery seaweed deposits.

plural noun

(jaggies) Computing , informal Back to top  
another term for aliasing (sense 2).

Words that rhyme with jaggy

Aggie, baggy, craggy, draggy, Maggie, quaggy, saggy, scraggy, shaggy, slaggy, snaggy

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