Soiled vs Bedraggled - What's the difference?

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Soiled is a related term of bedraggled.


As verbs the difference between soiled and bedraggled

is that soiled is (soil) while bedraggled is (bedraggle).

As adjectives the difference between soiled and bedraggled

is that soiled is dirty while bedraggled is wet and limp; unkempt.

soiled

English

Verb

(head)
  • (soil)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • dirty
  • Anagrams

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    bedraggled

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • wet and limp; unkempt
  • decaying, decrepit or dilapidated
  • * 1919 , (Saki), The Toys of Peace and Other Papers
  • She is only coming to gloat over my bedraggled and flowerless borders and to sing the praises of her own detestably over-cultivated garden. I’m sick of being told that it’s the envy of the neighbourhood; it’s like everything else that belongs to her—her car, her dinner-parties, even her headaches, they are all superlative; no one else ever had anything like them.

    Derived terms

    * bedraggledly * bedraggledness

    Verb

    (head)
  • (bedraggle)