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 skies above them, two Spitfire pilots (Tom Hardy and Jack Lowden) engage in aerial dogfights to protect the ragged fleet.
Built in the late 1980s, the park is now underused and in disrepair, with splintered wooden bleachers and ragged ball fields.
Most that have seen the Lake Norman Monster seem to agree that the beast is more fish like, with a slender body, thick whisker like appendages, flippers and a ragged looking dorsal fin.
Mexico will now head to Moscow to play Portugal in the third-place match on Sunday after paying the price for affording Germany too much space to cut through its ragged defense.
And who better than Jackson to end the franchise’s ragged run of underachievement and dysfunction?
While many young stars who have died from drug abuse became mythologized, stuck in an immortal fast lane, Fisher laid out the much more ragged and tedious reality of a constant struggle that millions of Americans fight.
A remnant of the Boston working class, Ryan puts together his instantly likable first album from 808 rhythms, East Coast soul, street-level songs and a voice that can, in ragged moments, recall the sad rage of the late Chris Cornell.
The song features an old man telling a young man about the true meaning of the ragged flag flying outside a small town courthouse.
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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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