Definitions for raggedˈræg ɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rag•gedˈræg ɪd(adj.)

  1. clothed in tattered garments.

  2. torn or worn to rags; tattered.

  3. having loose or hanging shreds or fragmentary bits.

  4. full of rough or sharp projections.

  5. in a wild or neglected state.

  6. rough, imperfect, or faulty.

  7. harsh, as the voice.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. ragged(adj)

    being or dressed in clothes that are worn or torn

    "clothes as ragged as a scarecrow's"; "a ragged tramp"

  2. ragged(adj)

    worn out from stress or strain

    "run ragged"

  3. ragged(adj)

    having an irregular outline

    "text set with ragged right margins"; "herded the class into a ragged line"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. ragged(adjective)ˈræg ɪd

    old, torn and dirty

    a ragged pair of pants

  2. raggedˈræg ɪd

    uneven or rough

    the ragged cliffs


  1. ragged(Adjective)

    Rent or worn into tatters, or till the texture is broken.

  2. ragged(Adjective)

    Broken with rough edges; having jags; uneven; rough; jagged.

    ragged rocks

  3. ragged(Adjective)

    Hence, harsh and disagreeable to the ear; dissonant.

    A ragged noise of mirth. uE000182799uE001 George Herbert.

  4. ragged(Adjective)

    Wearing tattered clothes.

    a ragged fellow

  5. ragged(Adjective)

    Rough; shaggy; rugged.

    What shepherd owns those ragged sheep? - John Dryden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ragged

    of Rag

  2. Ragged(noun)

    rent or worn into tatters, or till the texture is broken; as, a ragged coat; a ragged sail

  3. Ragged(noun)

    broken with rough edges; having jags; uneven; rough; jagged; as, ragged rocks

  4. Ragged(noun)

    hence, harsh and disagreeable to the ear; dissonant

  5. Ragged(noun)

    wearing tattered clothes; as, a ragged fellow

  6. Ragged(noun)

    rough; shaggy; rugged

Anagrams of ragged

  1. dagger

Translations for ragged

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


dressed in old, worn or torn clothing

a ragged beggar.

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