HyperDic: haggard

English > 3 senses of the word haggard / Haggard:
ADJECTIVEallhaggard, careworn, drawn, raddled, wornshowing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering
allhaggard, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, pinched, skeletal, wastedvery thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
NOUNperson Haggard, Rider Haggard, Sir Henry Rider HaggardBritish writer noted for romantic adventure novels (1856-1925)
haggard / Haggard > pronunciation
Soundshhae'gerd
RhymesAbelard ... word / Word: 269 rhymes with erd...
English > haggard: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningshowing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering.
Example "her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness"
Synonymscareworn, drawn, raddled, worn
BroadertiredDepleted of strength or energy
Spanishdemacrado, enfermizo, extenuado, macilento, ojeroso
Catalandemacrat, macilent, malaltís, ullerós
Adverbshaggardlyin a haggard manner
English > haggard: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningVery thin especially from disease or hunger or cold.
Example "eyes were haggard and cavernous"
Synonymscadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, pinched, skeletal, wasted
Broaderthin, leanlacking excess flesh
Spanishcadavérico, chupado, consumido, delgaducho, demacrada, demacrado, descarnado, enclenque, enjuto, escuálido, esquelético, huesudo, macilenta, macilento, raquítico, seco
Catalancadavèric, consumit, demacrat, descarnat, escanyolit, escarransit, esquelètic, magre, ossut, raquític, ressec, sec, xuclat
English > Haggard: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningBritish writer noted for romantic adventure novels (1856-1925).
SynonymsRider Haggard, Sir Henry Rider Haggard
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

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