jagged jagged  /ˈdʒæɡd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a sharp projection on an edge or surface
  2. (n) a slit in a garment that exposes material of a different color underneath; used in Renaissance clothing
  3. (n) a flap along the edge of a garment; used in medieval clothing
  4. (n) a bout of drinking or drug taking
  5. (v) cut teeth into; make a jagged cutting edge
  6. (adj) having a sharply uneven surface or outline
  7. (adj) having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed

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Usage(s):

  1. But some jagged hardware on a conference table ripped the pants of his $3,000 Brioni suit and that wasn't all.
  2. The wound was jagged, the blood glistening in the light.
  3. But together they form a pattern of jagged lines and long shadows that is troubling.

News

  1. Federal investigators seek cause of plane crash that killed local executive, instructor

    McCLELLANVILLE — A jagged slash of downed and damaged trees mark the remote, swampy patch of woods where a telecommunications executive and a flight instructor died in a violent plane crash.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Post and Courier

  2. Police: Woman threw feces at dog owner

    An Austin woman who police say threw dog feces at a man she accused of not picking up after his pet was charged with aggravated assault this week. Rebecca Trammell, 46, confronted the man at her apartment’s dog park in Northwest Austin on Tuesday, picked up dog feces and threw it at him, according to the affidavit for her arrest. She admitted to police that she then picked up a jagged, 6-inch ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  3. Construction taking place overnight on Beachline

    One westbound lane is closed on State Road 528 as crews work to repair a jagged piece of metal that popped up and damaged several cars earlier this month. It happened on the Beachline at the bridge that crosses over U.S. 1 near Cocoa. The piece of metal was part of an expansion joint, which runs across the road and is supposed to expand and contract to react to temperature changes. On June 8 ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Local 6 Orlando

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Quotes

  1. "The track just developed these bumps and swells that continue to grow," three-time defending Cup champion Jimmie Johnson said. "When you walk out there, there's nothing but jagged rocks and stones sticking out."
    on Mar 7, 2009 By: Jimmie Johnson Source: AZ Central.com

  2. "It was a poor challenge and you should see the severity of the cut. It was so jagged and there was so much blood that the medics couldn't get the stitches in. Unless Johnson has got studs in his arm, that was definitely an elbow. Cressy knows that...
    on Apr 19, 2010 By: Kevin Blackwell Source: Yorkshire Post

  3. Mee describes his work as "broken, jagged, filled with sharp edges, filled with things that take sudden turns, careen into each other, smash up, veer off in sickening turns," and he does not exaggerate.
    on Jan 28, 2005 By: Charles Mee Source: Yale Daily News

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