jagged definition

  • adjective:
    • Marked by unusual forecasts and indentations in the side or surface. See Synonyms at harsh.
    • Having a rough or harsh quality: "not a stutter exactly but a jagged sound, as if the words were being broken-off from some other, stronger current of words deep insideā€ ( Anne Tyler).
    • Unevenly cut; having the texture of one thing so cut.
    • Having a rough quality.
    • Of a wide range, having a unique cardinality in each dimension, such that a representation written down would seem unequal.
    • Having jags; having rough, sharp notches, protuberances, or teeth; cleft; laciniate; divided.
    • having a sharply irregular surface or outline
    • having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed
  • verb:
    • Easy past tight and past participle of jag.
  • others:
    • Having notches or teeth, or ragged edges; cleft; split; laciniate: as, jagged leaves.
    • Cut into jags, as sleeves as well as other elements of a garment; cut at the advantage with leaf-like serrations: a fashion of garments typical during the early part of the fifteenth century. See dag
    • In heraldry, shown with broken and irregular outlines, just as if torn from something different: said of every bearing.

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