Definition of ragged
Examples of ragged in a Sentence
a boy in ragged jeans
You look a little ragged—did you have a rough week?
Recent Examples of ragged from the Web
In the five games against Boston in the NBA Eastern Conference finals and the ragged opening loss in the Finals to Golden State, Korver has shot nothing but threes.
China’s relationship with North Korea, its ostensible ally, is at a ragged low, and its ties with the South are in poor shape.
A black ribbon of water, twisting through desert, cutting between ragged mountain ridges.
My wife and I have worked away our evening leading our ragged band through Mos Isley, The Death Star, Hoth, and more.
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First Known Use of ragged
RAGGED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ragged for English Language Learners
: having an edge or surface that is not straight or even
: in bad condition especially because of being torn
: wearing clothes that are torn and in poor condition
RAGGED Defined for Kids
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