Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having shaggy hair.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having rough, shaggy hair.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I decided I needed to get to know this unassuming but clearly dangerously funny shag-haired NOT-a-nobody.

    Binky Philips: I Visit Graceland and Get Kurt Cobain's Autograph

  • An unusually pudgy Paul Williams plays Kurtz, a shag-haired crime boss/pimp -- and the Movie Channel print was so sharp that the red impression of a discarded wedding band is sometimes distractingly visible on the third finger of Williams' left hand.

    Archive 2006-09-24

  • On a warm June evening, the novelist Rick Moody sat on the floor of the placid backroom of the Ludlow Street bar Pianos, peeking out from beneath the brim of a porkpie hat at a shag-haired musician named Hannah Marcus.

    Flaubert's Parrots

  • They crossed a snowy pass in cold moonlight, when the lama, mildly chaffing Kim, went through up to his knees, like a Bactrian camel — the snow-bred, shag-haired sort that came into the Kashmir Serai.

    Kim

  • This whimsical conceit of yours brings me to the remembrance of a solemn promise made by the shag-haired

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • -- They were skin-clad hillmen, shag-haired, with strange, rude weapons, in hiding here after hard fighting with a disciplined, conquering foe who had swords and shining breastplates and crested helmets.

    Foes

  • He upreared his big, shag-haired figure and gripped Larry's hand.

    Children of the Whirlwind

  • They crossed a snowy pass in cold moonlight, when the lama, mildly chaffing Kim, went through up to his knees, like a Bactrian camel -- the snow-bred, shag-haired sort that came into the Kashmir Serai.

    Kim

  • She had always a pleasant smile for me when I came, and she was always ready to pass a pleasant word or two with me, even on the days when the business in the place was at its heaviest, and when the room was choking fit to burst with the shag-haired sea-fellows.

    Marjorie

  • I will take each shag-haired warrior that meets death with a smile, As if to die in battle were e'en his wish most dear!

    The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume II

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