What does ragged mean?

Definitions for raggedˈræg ɪd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ragged.

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"

Wiktionary

  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

  7. Origin: [From Rag, n.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ragged

    rag′ed, adj. torn or worn into rags: having a rough edge: ruggedly uneven, jagged: wearing ragged clothes: shabby.—adv. Ragg′edly.—ns. Ragg′edness; Ragg′ed-rob′in, the cuckoo flower; Ragg′ed-sail′or, the prince's feather-plant; Ragg′ed-school, a school for the destitute; Ragg′ed-staff (her.), a knotted stick with short stumps of branches on each side. [Cf. Rag.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ragged in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ragged in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Images & Illustrations of ragged

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Translations for ragged

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • potrhaný, členitý, otrhanýCzech
  • ajado, harapientoSpanish
  • epätasainen, rähjäinen, ryysyinen, rosoinenFinnish
  • en lambeaux, déguenillé, enguenilléFrench
  • giobachScottish Gaelic
  • haveloosDutch
  • esfarrapadoPortuguese
  • неровный, резкий, лохматый, зазубренный, рваный, изрезанный, мохнáтый, пересечённый, изорванный, косматый, шероховатый, оборванныйRussian

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