from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having crags: craggy terrain.
- adj. Rugged and uneven: a craggy face.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Characterized by rugged, sharp, or coarse features.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Full of crags; rugged with projecting points of rocks.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Full of crags; abounding with broken rocks; rugged with projecting points of rock.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having hills and crags
I don't even remember whether "craggy" is a real word.
Still, federal officials insisted the Peguis relocate, to land along Lake Winnipeg that is often described as craggy swampland.
I still have confidence in him, but as someone not entirely au fait with all the technical stuff, that might be because I am associating him with the only other chap who was habitually described as craggy, the actor Jack Hawkins, who was convincing in any number of roles as a clear-thinking, tough-talking man of action.
He had a face not unlike the oak trees whose wood he admired, which is to say craggy, and a disposition to match.
Most of the time Imus is simply bitching like a bitter old man, and genuine misanthropy has its own kind of craggy integrity in a media biosphere where the on-air talent glisten like fresh produce and need PIN codes to access their emotions.
Whatever happened to the 'craggy' look, I say. posted by Glyn Davies at
He has this great long, kind of craggy face --it's actually not craggy yet but it will be wonderfully so in about 15 years.
He had the kind of face that a gushing female would probably describe, Malone thought, as "craggy," but it didn't look in the least attractive to Malone.
In conditions of this kind he always turned to seek for something mentally "craggy," as Byron said, and at Cowes he wonderfully found the writings of Nietzsche.
Isolated, ominous and crawling with insanity and evil, it's the kind of craggy, windswept place that Max Cady -- Robert De Niro's homicidal hick from