how to pronounce haggard


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The above transcription of haggard is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

haggard is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of haggard in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… some are haggard like Myrtle pink …”

meanings of haggard


  1. A stackyard, an enclosure on a farm for stacking grain, hay, etc.
  2. A young or untrained hawk or falcon.
  3. A hag.
  4. A fierce, intractable creature.
  5. A hunting bird captured as an adult.


  1. Looking exhausted, worried, or poor in condition Pale and haggard faces.
  2. Wild or untamed.


  1. A surname​.
  2. An unincorporated community in Gray County, Kansas, United States.

words that rhyme with haggard


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