Pronunciation of Bedraggled
/bɪdɹˈaɡə͡ld/, /bɪdɹˈaɡəld/, /b_ɪ_d_ɹ_ˈa_ɡ_əl_d/
Antonyms for bedraggled:
Synonyms for bedraggled:
Other synonyms and related words:
derelict, dusty, smudged, tattered, grimy, tatty, sullied, Decaying, stained, sopping, Doused, waterlogged, uncleanly, shabby, wet, down-at-heel, Logged, sleazy, water-soaked, black, scrubby, mucky, befouled, scruffy, drenched, grotty, dingy, dripping, saturated, gluey, moist, muddy, beaded, filthy, faded, soaked, deserted, seedy, washed, Bemired, grungy, saturate, decrepit, besmirched, grubby, soused, cruddy, rundown, begrimed, slimy, threadbare, woebegone, smutty, mangy, foul, sordid, ratty, shoddy.
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for bedraggled:
- On a chair, the one usually occupied by Ramiro, himself, sat Madonna Paola, still in her torn and bedraggled raiment, her face white, her eyes wild as they had been when first she had been haled into Ramiro's presence, some two hours ago, and her features so rigidly composed that it told the tale of the awful self- control she must be exerting- a self- control that might end with a sudden snap that would plunge her into madness. - "The Shame of Motley", Raphael Sabatini.
- Bedraggled hope limped away, crushed and battered anew by this fresh tragedy. - "The Thunder Bird", B. M. Bower.
- He had come into the freight yards of a town at nightfall, in a cold, driving rain, a bedraggled, forlorn figure, a stray dog. - "Frank of Freedom Hill", Samuel A. Derieux.