AskDefine | Define craggy

Dictionary Definition

craggy adj
1 having hills and crags; "hilly terrain" [syn: cragged, hilly, mountainous]
2 rocky and steep [syn: rugged] [also: craggiest, craggier]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. Characterized by rugged, sharp, or coarse features.
    Craggy rocks.


characterized by rugged etc. features
  • Old English: scylfig

Extensive Definition

Crag may refer to:
  • A steep rugged mass of rock projecting upward or outward, especially a cliff or vertical rock exposure in the north of England or in Scotland.
  • A rock-climbers' term for a cliff or group of cliffs, in any location, which is or may be suitable for climbing.
  • Crag and tail, a geological formation caused by the passage of a glacier over an area of hard rock.
  • Craggy Island, a fictional Island on Father Ted
  • Marine deposits of Pleistocene age found in East Anglia, the Reg Crag and Norwich Crag
  • A Compound (linguistics) of the words Click and Drag used to save space in technical documents or when quickly replying to emails.
  • Carbon Rationing Action Groups (CRAGs). A network of carbon conscious people, originating in the UK
  • The name "Craig" is derived from the word "crag"

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