run (someone) ragged

Definition of run (someone) ragged


  1. :  to make (someone) very tired All this travel is running me ragged. He was run ragged with/by all the travel.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to go faster than a walk

    :  to go steadily by springing steps so that both feet leave the ground for an instant in each step

    :  to move at a fast gallop

  1. :  an act or the action of running :  continued rapid movement

    :  a quickened gallop

    :  a migration of fish (as up or down a river) especially to spawn

  1. :  being in a melted state

    :  made from molten material :  cast in a mold

    :  having made a migration or spawning run

  1. :  some person :  somebody

  1. :  roughly unkempt

    :  having an irregular edge or outline

    :  torn or worn to tatters

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