used of hair; thick and poorly groomed

bushy locks


a shaggy beard

Syn: ↑bushy, ↑shaggy, ↑shaggy-haired
Similar to: ↑ungroomed
Derivationally related forms: ↑shag (for: ↑shaggy), ↑shagginess (for: ↑shaggy)

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