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(adj.sat, adj., verb)


There are 21 meanings of the word Ragged.

How to pronounce ragged:

Def 1 UK
Def 2 UK

Ragged - as an adjective satellite

Being or dressed in clothes that are worn or torn

Example: "Clothes as ragged as a scarecrow's"

Worn out from stress or strain

Example: "Run ragged"

Having an irregular outline

Example: "Text set with ragged right margins"

Ragged - as an adjective

In tatters, having the texture broken.

Example: "A ragged coat"

Having rough edges; jagged or uneven

Example: "Ragged rocks"

Harsh-sounding; having an unpleasant noise

Wearing tattered clothes.

Example: "A ragged fellow"

Rough; shaggy; rugged.

Faulty; lacking in skill, reliability, or organization.

Performed in a syncopated manner, especially in ragtime.

Of a data structure: having uneven levels.

Example: "A ragged hierarchy"

Ragged - as a verb

To decorate (a wall, etc.) by applying paint with a rag.

To become tattered.

To break (ore) into lumps for sorting.

To cut or dress roughly, as a grindstone.

To scold or tell off; to torment; to banter.

To drive a car or another vehicle in a hard, fast or unsympathetic manner.

To tease or torment, especially at a university; to bully, to haze.

To play or compose (a piece, melody, etc.) in syncopated time.

To dance to ragtime music.

To add syncopation (to a tune) and thereby make it appropriate for a ragtime song.

Example Sentences

"He wore a ragged old t-shirt."
"The abandoned house had ragged curtains hanging in the windows."
"After the hike, his shoes were all ragged and torn."
"The stray dog had a ragged fur coat."
"She looked tired and ragged after a sleepless night."
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Word Game Points

Is RAGGED a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, ragged is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

RAGGED has a SCRABBLE points total of 9.

Is RAGGED a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, ragged is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
RAGGED has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 11.

Is RAGGED a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, ragged is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
RAGGED has a WORDFEUD points total of 11.

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