- Having a rough or irregular edge or surface, as if broken or torn.
- Having a harsh or uneven quality.
Late middle english (also in the sense "having a saw-like edge"): from old french jagé, from jag "a saw", of unknown origin.
- The jagged rocks along the shoreline were dangerous.
- The jagged edges of the broken glass were sharp.
- The jagged pattern of the lightning bolt was mesmerizing.
- The jagged mountain peaks were covered in snow.
- The jagged line on the graph indicated a sudden change.