rag|ged

rag|ged
rag|ged «RAG ihd», adjective.
1. worn or torn into rags; tattered: »

ragged clothing.

SYNONYM(S): rent, frayed.
2. wearing torn or badly worn-out clothing: »

a ragged urchin of the streets.

3. not smooth and tidy; rough: »

an old dog's ragged coat, a ragged garden.

4. having loose shreds or bits: »

a ragged wound.

5. having rough or sharp points; uneven; jagged: »

ragged rocks.

6. harsh: »

a ragged voice.

7. faulty; imperfect; irregular: »

ragged rhyme.

rag´ged|ly, adverb.
rag´ged|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • rag´ged|ly — rag|ged «RAG ihd», adjective. 1. worn or torn into rags; tattered: »ragged clothing. SYNONYM(S): rent, frayed. 2. wearing torn or badly worn out clothing: »a ragged urchin of the streets. 3. not smooth and tidy; rough: »an old dog s ragged …   Useful english dictionary

  • rag|ged|y — «RAG uh dee», adjective, ged|i|er, ged|i|est. ragged: »a raggedy coat. Oh, the Raggedy Man he works for Pa (James Whitcomb Riley) …   Useful english dictionary

  • rag´ged|ness — rag|ged «RAG ihd», adjective. 1. worn or torn into rags; tattered: »ragged clothing. SYNONYM(S): rent, frayed. 2. wearing torn or badly worn out clothing: »a ragged urchin of the streets. 3. not smooth and tidy; rough: »an old dog s ragged …   Useful english dictionary

  • rag·ged — …   Useful english dictionary

  • ged — ar·ma·ged·don; bull·dog·ged; crag·ged; crag·ged·ness; dog·ged; dog·ged·ly; dog·ged·ness; ged; ged·a·nite; ged·rite; jag·ged; jag·ged·ly; jag·ged·ness; mit·nag·ged; rag·ged; rag·ged·ly; rag·ged·ness; rug·ged; rug·ged·iza·tion; rug·ged·ize;… …   English syllables

  • rag — as·pa·rag·i·nase; as·pa·rag·i·nyl; bo·rag·i·na·ce·ae; bo·rag·i·na·ceous; bul·ly·rag; chi·rag·ra; cho·rag·ic; far·rag·i·nous; hal·o·rag·i·da·ce·ae; mi·nas·rag·rite; out·rag·er; pa·rag·na·thism; pa·rag·na·thous; pa·rag·na·thus; pa·rag·o·nite;… …   English syllables

  • ragged — rag·ged …   English syllables

  • raggedly — rag·ged·ly …   English syllables

  • ragged — rag•ged [[t]ˈræg ɪd[/t]] 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… …   From formal English to slang

  • ragged — rag|ged [ˈrægıd] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(clothes etc)¦ 2¦(people)¦ 3¦(uneven)¦ 4¦(not regular)¦ 5¦(tired)¦ 6 be on the ragged edge ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(CLOTHES ETC)¦ also rag|ged|y [ˈrægıdi] especially AmE torn and in bad condi …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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