Meaning of “haggard” in the English Dictionary

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"haggard" in British English

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haggardadjective

uk /ˈhæɡ.əd/ us /ˈhæɡ.ɚd/

looking ill or tired, often with dark skin under the eyes:

He'd been drinking the night before and was looking a bit haggard.

(Definition of “haggard” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"haggard" in American English

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haggardadjective

us /ˈhæɡ·ərd/

(of a person) having dark areas around the eyes and lines on the face, esp. from being tired or from suffering:

His face was haggard, and his eyes were bloodshot.

(Definition of “haggard” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)