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Definitions and Synonyms of bedraggled | Another word for bedraggled | What is bedraggled?

Definition 1: in deplorable condition - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where bedraggled or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a street of bedraggled tenements
  • a broken-down fence
  • a ramshackle old pier
  • a tumble-down shack

Synonyms for bedraggled in the sense of this definition

(bedraggled is similar to ...) harmed or injured or spoiled

"I won't buy damaged goods" "the storm left a wake of badly damaged buildings"

Definition 2: limp and soiled as if dragged in the mud - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where bedraggled or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the beggar's bedraggled clothes
  • scarecrows in battered hats or draggled skirts

Synonyms for bedraggled in the sense of this definition

(bedraggled is similar to ...) soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime

"dirty unswept sidewalks" "a child in dirty overalls" "dirty slums" "piles of dirty dishes" "put his dirty feet on the clean sheet" "wore an unclean shirt" "mining is a dirty job" "Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves"

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