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  • Round and round the rugged rock the ragged rascal ran.
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Definition of the adjective ragged

What does ragged mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more ragged / raggeder | most ragged / raggedest

  1. being or dressed in clothes that are worn or torn
    • examples: clothes as ragged as a scarecrow's | a ragged tramp
    • similar: worn
  2. worn out from stress or strain
    • example: run ragged
    • similar: tired
  3. having an irregular outline
    • examples: text set with ragged right margins | herded the class into a ragged line
    • similar: uneven

Alternative definition of the adjective ragged

adjective

  1. Rent or worn into tatters, or till the texture is broken; as, a ragged coat; a ragged sail.
  2. Broken with rough edges; having jags; uneven; rough; jagged; as, ragged rocks.
  3. Hence, harsh and disagreeable to the ear; dissonant.
  4. Wearing tattered clothes; as, a ragged fellow.
  5. Rough; shaggy; rugged.

Definition of the verb ragged

What does ragged mean as a doing word?

verb

  1. past of rag

Music

  1. "Ragged" is a musical album of Renegade Rail.
    • released in (8 years ago)
  2. "Ragged" is a composition.

Phrases with Ragged

Phrases starting with the word Ragged:

  1. Ragged Goby
  2. Ragged Pink
  3. ragged robin
  4. ragged orchid
  5. ragged orchis
  6. Ragged Seahare
  7. Ragged Jatropha
  8. Ragged Marshelder
  9. Ragged Red Fibers
  10. Ragged Rockflower
  11. Ragged Marsh-Elder
  12. Ragged-Tail Wrasse
  13. Ragged-Tooth Shark
  14. Ragged Nettlespurge
  15. ragged-fringed orchid

Phrases ending with the word Ragged:

  1. Run Oneself Ragged
  2. Run Somebody Ragged

Other phrase containing the word Ragged:

  1. Downy Ragged Goldenrod

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ragged

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Google previewThe natural method of teaching the elements of grammar, for the nursery and infant schools (1851)

by Robert Pemberton (F.R.S.L.)

Ragged is an adjective. Tae-tile is an adjective. Rainy is an adjective. Tailed is an adjective 73 75 U -biq-uitary is an s Waggish is an.

Google previewMiddle English Dictionary (1990)

by Mary Jane Williams

ragged ~ [see also ragged- staf n . ] ; spitel ~, a spade; standard ~ [see standard n. 4. (a)]; tipped ~ [see tippen v.(2) (b)]; tonne ~ [see tonne n.].

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia and Dictionary of Education (1922)

A Comprehensive, Practical and Authoritative Guide on All Matters Connected with Education, Including Educational Principles and Practice, Various Types of Teaching Institutions, and Educational Systems Throughout the World by Foster Watson

RAGGED SCHOOLS. — The term "Ragged School," destined to become historic, was adopted hastily, in 1842, to give point to a public ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopedia: A dictionary of universal knowledge for the people (1874)

RAGGED SCHOOLS. The Ragged School as distinct from the Certified Industrial School, is a voluntary agency providing education for destitute children, ana so preventing them from falling into vagrancy and crime. Vagrant children, and those ...

Google previewCHAMBERS'S ENCYCLOPAEDIA: A DICTIONARY OF UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE FOR THE PEOPLE VOL. VIII (1886)

RAGGED SCHOOLS. The Ragged School, as distinct from the Certified Industrial School, is a voluntary agency providing education for destitute children, and so preventing them from falling into vagrancy and crime. Vagrant children, and ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Plant and Fungal Virology (2009)

by Marc H.V. van Regenmortel, Brian W.J. Mahy

Rice ragged stunt virus (RRSV) has icosahedral, double-shelled particles (75–80 nm) with conspicuous spikes.

RRSV infects rice and other Oryza species, causing stunting, enations, ragged (serrated) leaves, and suppression of ...

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Book & CD-ROM Set by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

(rags, ragging, ragged) give a decorative effect to by applying paint with a rag. – phrases lose one's rag Brit. informal lose one's temper.

Google previewChambers's New Handy Volume American Encyclopaedia (1883)

Being a Reprint Entire of the Last Edinburgh and London Edition of Chambers's Encyclopaedia. A Library of Universal Knowledge for the People. With Very Large Additions Upon Topics of Special Interest to American Readers; and Giving American Statistics of Population Down to the Census of 1880

RAGGED SCHOOLS. The Ragged School, as distinct from the Certified Industrial School, is a voluntary agency providing education for destitute children, and so preventing them from falling Into vagrancy and crime. Vagrant children, and ...

Google previewENGLISH - AZERBAIJANI PROVERBIAL DICTIONARY (2013)

İNGİLİSCƏ - AZƏRBAYCANCA ATALAR SÖZLƏRİ LÜĞƏTİ by Abbas Gurbanoghlu

A ragged coat may cover an honest man. Namuslu adam cindir paltarda da möhtasam görünar. 3. A ragged colt may make a good horse. Bazan bogulmamis dayça da ansi at ola bilir. Müq; Baslasan atlas olar ey qora Sandan, 4. Rain at seven ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1868)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People

RAGGED SCHOOLS. The Ragged School, as distinct from the Certified Industrial School, is a voluntary agency providing education for destitute children, and so preventing them from falling into vagrancy and crime. Vagrant children, and ...

Google previewChambers's English Dictionary, Pronouncing, Explanatory, and Etymological, with Vocabularies of Scottish Words and Phrases, Americanisms, &c (1893)

by William Chambers

hracod, ragged— racian, to rake, to tear; Gael. rag , akin to Gr. rakos, ...

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Run oneself ragged Meaning

Video shows what run oneself ragged means. To work or exert oneself to the point of exhaustion.. Run oneself ragged Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...

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Quotes about Ragged

A ragged colt may prove a good horse. And so may an untoward slovenly boy prove a decent and useful man. (James Kelly)
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Scrabble value of R1A1G2G2E1D2

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of RAGGED

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