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  • adv. In a shaggy way.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Roughly; so as to he shagged: as, shaggily pilose.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a shaggy manner


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  • As much as the wryly funny, shaggily bearded Seubert will never be a "typical" anything, he is a case study in how an NFL player's life is affected now, at least until the April 6 hearing in federal court on the players' request to lift the lockout.

    Lockout Not a Big Obstacle for Giants' Seubert

  • When his low-budget, trash-talking "Clerks" came out in 1994, it seemed shaggily revolutionary.

    The Laugh Factory

  • His face, unwashed since yesterday, looked pallid and clammy; his hair was tossed shaggily about his forehead, and his closed eyes had the sunken look which follows upon watching and sorrow.

    Adam Bede

  • Well! Here is my promontory, and there is the sea — IT rolleth hither unto me, shaggily and fawningly, the old, faithful, hundred – headed dog – monster that I love! —

    Thus spake Zarathustra; A book for all and none

  • Thick, slightly curling black hair tumbled across his forehead and grew shaggily down the back of his neck.

    Time for Yesterday

  • All she could see of him was the back of his head where his dark, nearly black hair grew shaggily down his neck, and the sinewed contours of his sun-bronzed shoulders with his ridged spine running down the center.

    Wildcatter’s Woman

  • The rest was piled up on top of his ears and hanging shaggily down over the collar of his suit coat, its light blond color similar to that of a competitive swimmer who spends five hours a day in a pool full of heavily chlorinated water.


  • Long-tailed, with erect silky ears and coats that stood out shaggily from their fattening sides, the coyotes were fast growing into big, clumsy dogs.

    Blue Bonnet's Ranch Party

  • But also it was a fiery fortress frowning shaggily on the world

    The Apostolic Beasts

  • He was already old, but huge, strong, greedy, ferocious, and fearless, with lean legs, powerful snapping jaws, a short, thick neck on which the hair stood up shaggily like a short mane and terrified his younger companions.

    Tales of the Wilderness


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