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draggletailed

drag·gle-tailed
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [drag-uh l-teyld]
    • /ˈdræg əlˌteɪld/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [drag-uh l-teyld]
    • /ˈdræg əlˌteɪld/

Definitions of draggletailed word

  • adjective draggletailed untidy; bedraggled; slovenly. 1
  • adjective draggletailed (esp of a woman) bedraggled; besmirched 0

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Origin of draggletailed

First appearance:

before 1645
One of the 44% oldest English words
First recorded in 1645-55; draggle-tail + -ed3

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Parts of speech for Draggletailed

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

draggletailed popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 66% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

draggletailed usage trend in Literature

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