ragged

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ragged

adjective

Definition of RAGGED

1
having an uneven edge or outline <the Rocky Mountains cut an angular, ragged profile against the sky, in contrast to the rounded silhouette of the rolling, green Adirondack Mountains>
Near Antonyms regular, uniform; flat, flush, level, plane
2
worn or torn into or as if into rags <finally convinced her to throw away her favorite pair of jeans, ragged from decades of yard work>
Near Antonyms brand-new, new, spick-and-span (or spic-and-span), unused
3
not having a level or smooth surface <she cut herself on the ragged edge of the tin can's lid>
Antonyms even, flat, level, plane, smooth
4
wearing torn or worn out clothes <ragged and hungry refugees emerging from the jungle where they had been in hiding for weeks>
Near Antonyms decked (out), dolled up, dressed up; spiffy

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