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



BrE BrE//ˈdʒæɡɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒæɡɪd//
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with rough, pointed, often sharp edges jagged rocks/peaks/edges Word Originlate Middle English: from jag ‘stab, pierce or prick’.Extra examples It is a stark landscape of black, jagged peaks. The floor was covered with jagged pieces of glass from smashed bottles. When glass breaks, it leaves jagged edges.
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