from The Century Dictionary.

  • Bedraggled.


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  • And surely she didn't often see a woman draggly-haired, out of breath, about to collapse from running too hard, accompanied by a stranger all in black.

    Earthly Possessions Tyler, Anne 1977

  • She clambered down from the stage one day, advanced trippingly to the platform and courtesied low before the two plug hats, her long, draggly plume bobbing against her rouged cheek.

    Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 5, June 1905 Various

  • Fluff and flimsy, trimmed with sparklers; cut frightfully low, no sleeves, and a draggly train.

    Under the Country Sky Frances [Illustrator] Rogers 1912

  • Their long black hair fell loosely over their shoulders, looking tossed, wet, and draggly.

    The War Trail The Hunt of the Wild Horse Mayne Reid 1850

  • This time around, I want to try to get some long layers so that it won't look so draggly, but I can still wear part of it in braids.

    Wrong Planet Asperger / Autism Forums 2008

  • Wife's lapdog) was curious, happy, smiling, tho 'rather draggly.

    New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle 1893


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