Search Result for "jagged":
1. having a sharply uneven surface or outline;
- Example: "the jagged outline of the crags"
- Example: "scraggy cliffs"
[syn: jagged, jaggy, scraggy]
2. having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed;
[syn: erose, jagged, jaggy, notched, toothed]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Jag \Jag\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jagged; p. pr. & vb. n. Jagging.] To cut into notches or teeth like those of a saw; to notch. [Written also jagg.] [1913 Webster] Jagging iron, a wheel with a zigzag or jagged edge for cutting cakes or pastry into ornamental figures. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
jagged \jag"ged\ (j[a^]g"g[e^]d), a. Having jags; having rough, sharp notches, protuberances, or teeth; cleft; laciniate; divided; as, jagged rocks. " Jagged vine leaves' shade." --Trench. -- Jag"ged*ly, adv. -- Jag"ged*ness, n. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
jagged adj 1: having a sharply uneven surface or outline; "the jagged outline of the crags"; "scraggy cliffs" [syn: jagged, jaggy, scraggy] 2: having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed [syn: erose, jagged, jaggy, notched, toothed]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
153 Moby Thesaurus words for "jagged": V-shaped, Y-shaped, akimbo, angular, asperous, battlemented, bent, boozy, broken, broken off, canned, capricious, changeable, changing, chipped, chopped, chopped-off, choppy, cornered, corrugated, cragged, craggy, crenate, crenated, crenellated, crenulate, crinkled, crooked, crotched, crumpled, decousu, dentate, dentated, deviating, deviative, deviatory, different, disconnected, discontinued, discontinuous, discrete, disguised, disjunctive, disorderly, divaricate, divergent, diversified, diversiform, drunk, embrasured, episodic, erose, erratic, fitful, forked, furcal, furcate, gashed, geniculate, geniculated, gravelly, harsh, herky-jerky, hooked, impulsive, incised, incoherent, inconsistent, inconstant, indented, inebriated, intermittent, interrupted, ironbound, irregular, jaggy, jerky, knee-shaped, lacerate, lacerated, mercurial, motley, muddled, mutable, nicked, nonconformist, noncontinuous, nonlinear, nonsequential, nonserial, nonstandard, nonuniform, notched, parenthetic, patchy, pixilated, plastered, pluralistic, pointed, ragged, rockbound, rocky, rough, rugged, rugose, rugous, saw-toothed, sawlike, sawtooth, scabrous, scalloped, scored, scragged, scraggly, scraggy, scrappy, serrate, serrated, serrulated, sharp, sharp-cornered, snagged, snaggled, snaggy, snatchy, spasmodic, spiked, sporadic, spotty, stony, suspended, toothed, unconnected, unequable, unequal, uneven, unjoined, unlevel, unorthodox, unsmooth, unstable, unsteady, unsuccessive, unsystematic, ununiform, variable, variegated, variform, various, varying, wavering, wrinkled, zigzag