Synonyms for (noun) Haggard

Synonyms: Rider Haggard, Sir Henry Rider Haggard, Haggard

Definition: British writer noted for romantic adventure novels (1856-1925)

Similar words: writer, author

Definition: writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

Synonyms for (adjective) Haggard

Synonyms: haggard, skeletal, cadaverous, bony, emaciated, gaunt, wasted, pinched

Definition: very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

Usage: 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

Similar words: thin, lean

Definition: lacking excess flesh

Usage: you can't be too rich or too thin; Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look-Shakespeare


Synonyms: careworn, worn, drawn, haggard, raddled

Definition: showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering

Usage: 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- Charles Dickens

Similar words: tired

Definition: depleted of strength or energy

Usage: tired mothers with crying babies; too tired to eat