craggy craggy  /ˈkræ ɡi/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having hills and crags

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Rather than a philosopher, he was a walking exclamation mark, a tight, craggy man with a halo of silvery hair and a jawbone that projected awesome willpower and a volcanic temper.
  2. For a set of craggy rocks in an English field, Stonehenge's ability to capture the imagination is impressive.
  3. With a tremendous roar, the flame bloomed over the windswept ocean and craggy gray rocks, competing for an instant with the Arctic summer's never-setting sun.

News

  1. S.F. Symphony review: 'Rite of Spring' blossoms

    S.F. Symphony review: 'Rite of Spring' blossoms There is a line of thought that says the difficulties in playing Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring" - the treachery of the unpredictable rhythms, the pinpoint orchestral balances - are woven into the essence of the piece, and that a performance in which the musicians aren't heard to be struggling is somehow less than authentic. Instead of craggy, rough ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. Symphony gets 'Rite' right

    Symphony gets 'Rite' right There is a line of thought that says the difficulties in playing Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring" - the treachery of the unpredictable rhythms, the pinpoint orchestral balances - are woven into the essence of the piece, and that a performance in which the musicians aren't heard to be struggling is somehow less than authentic. Instead of craggy, rough-hewn explosions and ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Quotes

  1. "He was a quintessential Kiwi. He was ours - from his craggy appearance and laconic style to his directness and honesty. All New Zealanders will deeply mourn his passing," Clark said. "Sir Ed described himself as an average New Zealander with...
    on Jan 10, 2008 By: Helen Clark Source: North Queensland Register (registration)

  2. "This style of burger is nothing like most modern burgers," Kimball says. "It is rich, thin, craggy, crusty, salty and comes with an incredible sauce. Instead of a softball of meat, you are getting a modest layer of intensely flavored beef...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Christopher Kimball Source: Salon

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