Definition of straggly adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈstræɡli//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstræɡli//
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growing or hanging in a way that does not look tidy or attractive a thin woman with grey, straggly hair a straggly hedgeExtra examples Cut the hedge regularly to prevent it becoming straggly. He decided to shave off his straggly beard. She was a thin woman with straggly grey hair.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: straggly