Today’s word of the day is ‘Shaggy‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Shaggy [ shag-ee ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is an adjective, i.e., it adds more information about the noun or sentence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
No, the word is an adjective. Therefore, it does not have a past form.
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Jhabara
2. Spanish – Lanudo(masculine); Lanuda(feminine)
3. French – Hirsute
4. Mandarin – Máoróngrōng
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. Donations go toward food, vet care, and jungle school, where the shaggy-haired students learn how to be proper orangutans
2. At a friend’s house recently, when her terrier demanded my attention, I found myself petting his shaggy coat rather than pushing him away.
3. The first Freemasons could hardly have predicted the global shaggy dog story of success and notoriety that they would generate.
4. He saw its shaggy head and big round eyes.
5. Their black hair is shaggy rather than lank.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
furry, long-haired, hirsute, ragged, rough, ruffled, rugged, uncombed, unshorn, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
kempt, shaven, smooth, etc
I reserve the right to tell shaggy dog stories or even common jokes as part of what I’m doing. I don’t give a damn if half the audience walks out.
The dog and the Robin. It’s a shaggy dog story. pic.twitter.com/z5VxmEMDMs
— Carys Evans (@carysevans55) June 4, 2021