haggard haggard  /ˈhæ ɡərd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) British writer noted for romantic adventure novels (1856-1925)
  2. (adj) showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering
  3. (adj) very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

Usage(s):

  1. Daisy was struck by how pale and haggard the soldier was.
  2. The poor, haggard man crouched with fear in the corner.
  3. The critic opined that it was a haggard rendition of a very fine piece of music.

News

  1. BOWLING: Haggard leads the way at Galaxy

    Neil Haggard bowled the high men’s game and series at Galaxy this week, while the top women’s game and series were rolled by Miranda Reffitt.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Richmond Register

  2. Appreciative audience greets legendary Haggard at Civic Center

    Haggard mixes classic songs with underplayed favorites
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

  3. Rural Media Group: Merle Haggard Guest Stars on the Season Finale of The Marty Stuart Show

    Merle Haggard Guest Stars on the Season Finale of The Marty Stuart Show Airs Saturday, June 29 th at 8pmET on RFD-TV Omaha, NE, ( www.rfdtv.com)- One of country music`s most revered icons, Merle Haggard, ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Thomson Reuters ONE via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  • Andrea Baccarelli, the lead researcher at the University of Milan in Italy, said: "Heavy alcohol users tend to look haggard, and it is commonly thought heavy drinking leads to premature ageing and earlier onset of diseases of ageing."
    on Apr 21, 2010 By: Andrea Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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