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Synonyms for straggly

Synonyms for straggly

spreading out in different directions

growing or spreading sparsely or irregularly

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"You must look," I told myself, "at their heavenly faces." My eyes were fixed on your straggly hair.
The line drawing - appearing alongside a gallery of more than 20 famous faces - depicts the Prime Minister's wife with straggly hair and baggy cheeks.
This will allow the mower to trim off straggly grass.
The British actress was spotted exiting the men's room during, and was being trailed by a short, straggly haired gent, whom she didn't speak to again that night, reports the New York Daily News.
The man is drawn by the artist with greasy, straggly hair, wearing a purple or maroon top and beige chinos.
Trim back thin, straggly plants to remove all seed-bearing growth and feed baskets weekly with a balanced liquid fertiliser.
A thin park separates the east ends of the new blocks from the town, setting off the municipal theatre and concert hall (the latter by Sven Markelius) as urban monuments before you come to the long straggly form of the old town , dense, crouched under the ridge behind, and now much rebuilt and carved into by overscaled traffic engineers' roads.
Mickey also suffered a wardrobe malfunction as his head band failed to stop his straggly hair going over his eyes...
Blitz stragglers Cut straggly pansy plants back hard to encourage strong new shoots to grow from the base which may flower again during mild winter and spring months.
TRY as he might to look scruffy with his beard and straggly locks, Brad Pitt, father to Shiloh Maddox, Zahara, Knox, Vivienne and Pax, is still one of the most stylish men in Hollywood.
Rejuvenate mint If you have straggly old clumps of mint in the garden, now's the time to dig up some of it and separate out the healthiest-looking parts.
If you''ve returned from holiday and your hanging baskets and pots look dry, straggly and irredeemable, chuck out the contents and think about planting up some autumn and winter plants.
So you saw a tiredlooking woman with thin and straggly hair that looked unhealthy?
Continue to pinch out shoot tips on summer bedding to help plants remain bushy and not turn straggly
Yes, A mandamay have had straggly hair, terrible teeth and a prematurely aged face at the start of the programmme.