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    haggard - Dictionary definition and meaning for word haggard

    Definition
    (noun) British writer noted for romantic adventure novels (1856-1925) Definition
    (adj) showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering
    Synonyms : careworn , drawn , raddled , worn
    Example Sentence
    • looking careworn as she bent over her mending
    • her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness
    • that raddled but still noble face
    • shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face
    Definition
    (adj) very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
    Example Sentence
    • emaciated bony hands
    • a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys
    • eyes were haggard and cavernous
    • small pinched faces
    • kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for haggard

Hagrid, a character from Harry Potter is very huge HEALTHY and gigantic..haggard is the opposite of it..gaunt i.e very thin..

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"Hago" means to shit or go to toilet for throwing stool. A haggard suffers from disentry (always go to toilet) so gaunt, worn out and thin. May God save him!

mathew hoggard is an effective bowler despite his haggard (or)gaunt appearance

hug the guard (looking ill or tired, often with dark skin under the eyes)

a laggard(lazy) person always haggards(wastes) time

HAGGARD = hag + gar + d; The room is wasted due to toilet.

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