[ US /ˈʃæɡi/ ]
[ UK /ʃˈæɡi/ ]
  1. having a very rough nap or covered with hanging shags
    junipers with shagged trunks
    shaggy rugs
  2. used of hair; thick and poorly groomed
    bushy locks
    a shaggy beard
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How To Use shaggy In A Sentence

  • He had brown eyes and a thatch of thick, shaggy brown hair.
  • Saber-toothed cats, mastodons, giant sloths, woolly rhinos, and many other big, shaggy mammals are widely thought to have died out around the end of the last ice age, some 10,500 years ago.
  • The white guy was closer to sixty than to fifty, and his shaggy white-blond hair was shot with grey, and he'd given up trying to hide the bald spot on top.
  • With a mane of shaggy white hair and beard, he looked like the archetypal wild old man of the woods.
  • The pony was old, and had been Asa's own for three years, ever since Asa's older brother, Oberon, had handed him down when he had grown out of the shaggy brown pony.
  • Very soon, a small, dumpy figure in a shaggy brown overcoat appeared, lugging a large sack.
  • He had medium length shaggy black hair and bright green eyes.
  • Glorak stood next to a pair of shaggy plants, gnarled with yellow vines and hung with multicolored, fruitlike pods. Delta Anomaly
  • So you can scoff and snicker all you like at the shaggy, hangdog 27-year-old next door dressed in a baggy college sweatshirt and cargo shorts, taking empty pizza boxes and beer bottles to the dumpster. Two Cheers for the Maligned Slacker Dude
  • At first it was so dark that he couldn't make out anything, but in a little while he could see something big and black and shaggy coming toward him, and a grillery-growlery voice called out: Uncle Wiggily's Travels
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