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



BrE BrE//ˈhæɡəd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhæɡərd//
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looking very tired because of illness, worry or lack of sleep synonym drawn He looked pale and haggard. a haggard face See related entries: Tiredness Word Origin mid 16th cent. (used in falconry): from French hagard; perhaps related to hedge; later influenced by hag.
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