Shaggy vs Saggy - What's the difference?

shaggy | saggy |


As adjectives the difference between shaggy and saggy

is that shaggy is rough with long or thick hair, fur or wool; unshaven, ungroomed, or unbrushed while saggy is baggy or loose-fitting.

shaggy

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Rough with long or thick hair, fur or wool; unshaven, ungroomed, or unbrushed.
  • * 1900 , , (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)
  • They waited until Dorothy awoke the next morning. The little girl was quite frightened when she saw the great pile of shaggy wolves, but the Tin Woodman told her all. She thanked him for saving them and sat down to breakfast, after which they started again upon their journey.
  • Rough; rugged; jaggy.
  • Derived terms

    * shaggy dog story

    saggy

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Baggy or loose-fitting.
  • That sinks or droops from wear or its own weight.