HyperDic: ragged

English > 3 senses of the word ragged:
ADJECTIVEallraggedbeing or dressed in clothes that are worn or torn
allraggedworn out from stress or strain / strain
allraggedhaving an irregular outline
ragged > pronunciation
Soundsrae'gahd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
English > ragged: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningBeing or dressed in clothes that are worn or torn.
Examples
  • "clothes as ragged as a scarecrow's"
  • "a ragged tramp"
Broaderwornaffected by wear
Nounsraggednessshabbiness by virtue of being in rags
English > ragged: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningworn out from stress or strain / strain.
Example"run ragged"
BroadertiredDepleted of strength or energy
English > ragged: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving an irregular outline.
Examples
  • "text set with ragged right margins"
  • "herded the class into a ragged line"
Broaderunevennot even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture
Nounsraggednessa texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
Adverbsraggedlywith a ragged and uneven appearance

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