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raggedy

adjective

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1 wearing torn or worn-out clothes
  • raggedy urchins playing in the village streets

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2 worn or torn into or as if into rags
  • wears raggedy old T-shirts and jeans around the house

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The first known use of raggedy was in 1881

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“Raggedy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/raggedy. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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