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shaggy

adjective uk   /ˈʃæɡ.i/ us  
having or covered with long, rough, and untidy hair, or (of hair) long, rough, and untidy: a shaggy dog/pony the shaggy coat of a sheep a shaggy rug
shagginess
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Translations of “shaggy”
in Spanish peludo…
in French hirsute…
in German zottelig…
in Chinese (Traditional) 毛髮粗長而蓬亂的, (毛髮)粗長而蓬亂的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 毛发粗长而蓬乱的, (毛发)粗长而蓬乱的…
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