Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Wet, drenched, or messy.
  • adjective Being in a condition of deterioration; dilapidated.

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  • adjective wet and limp; unkempt
  • adjective decaying, decrepit or dilapidated
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of bedraggle.

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  • adjective in deplorable condition
  • adjective limp and soiled as if dragged in the mud

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Examples

  • If you look up the word bedraggled in the dictionary, there will be an image of my 4 rain soaked scrawny birds, standing on one foot, so close together they look attached.

    Chickens, a Beach Umbrella, and HOT Grits

  • Every time I saw her getting homelier and kind of bedraggled like, I said to myself, well, I've saved Peter from that at any rate.

    The Lovely Lady

  • The Irish News was quick to replace the loss of Susan McKay with the equally impressive columnist, Fionnuala O'Connor, author of 'first article, she examines the possible repercussions of the British Conservative Party's link-up with the' bedraggled 'link of Unionism, Reg Empey's Ulster Unionist Party, under the bizarre UCUNF label.

    Slugger O'Toole

  • The Irish News was quick to replace the loss of Susan McKay with the equally impressive columnist, Fionnuala O'Connor, author of 'first article, she examines the possible repercussions of the British Conservative Party's link-up with the' bedraggled 'link of Unionism, Reg Empey's Ulster Unionist Party, under the bizarre UCUNF label.

    Slugger O'Toole

  • The Irish News was quick to replace the loss of Susan McKay with the equally impressive columnist, Fionnuala O'Connor, author of 'first article, she examines the possible repercussions of the British Conservative Party's link-up with the' bedraggled 'link of Unionism, Reg Empey's Ulster Unionist Party, under the bizarre UCUNF label.

    Slugger O'Toole

  • The Irish News was quick to replace the loss of Susan McKay with the equally impressive columnist, Fionnuala O'Connor, author of 'first article, she examines the possible repercussions of the British Conservative Party's link-up with the' bedraggled 'link of Unionism, Reg Empey's Ulster Unionist Party, under the bizarre UCUNF label.

    Slugger O'Toole

  • The Irish News was quick to replace the loss of Susan McKay with the equally impressive columnist, Fionnuala O'Connor, author of 'first article, she examines the possible repercussions of the British Conservative Party's link-up with the' bedraggled 'link of Unionism, Reg Empey's Ulster Unionist Party, under the bizarre UCUNF label.

    Slugger O'Toole

  • The Irish News was quick to replace the loss of Susan McKay with the equally impressive columnist, Fionnuala O'Connor, author of 'first article, she examines the possible repercussions of the British Conservative Party's link-up with the' bedraggled 'link of Unionism, Reg Empey's Ulster Unionist Party, under the bizarre UCUNF label.

    Slugger O'Toole

  • The Irish News was quick to replace the loss of Susan McKay with the equally impressive columnist, Fionnuala O'Connor, author of 'first article, she examines the possible repercussions of the British Conservative Party's link-up with the' bedraggled 'link of Unionism, Reg Empey's Ulster Unionist Party, under the bizarre UCUNF label.

    Slugger O'Toole

  • I know there are some seniors who are kind of bedraggled and can't picture being vigorous enough to be Prez at 72, but there are an awful lot of seniors who resent the age jokes.

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