raggy

1 of 2

adjective (1)

rag·​gy
ˈragē
-er/-est

raggy

2 of 2

adjective (2)

"
-er/-est
: of, relating to, or marked by ragtime
the raggy early brass band jazzRudi Blesh

Word History

Etymology

Adjective (1)

Middle English, from Old English raggig, from (assumed) ragg rag + -ig -y

Adjective (2)

rag entry 6 + -y

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“Raggy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raggy. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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