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ragtag and bobtail

ragtag and bobtail

noun

Definition of RAGTAG AND BOBTAIL

:  rabble

Examples of RAGTAG AND BOBTAIL

  1. <locals complained that rental housing would attract the ragtag and bobtail to their well-groomed suburb>

Origin of RAGTAG AND BOBTAIL

1rag + 1tag
First Known Use: 1820

Rhymes with RAGTAG AND BOBTAIL

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