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English definition of “ragged”


adjective  /ˈræɡ·ɪd/ us  

ragged adjective (IN BAD CONDITION)

(of clothes) torn and usually in bad condition from too much use, or (of people) wearing clothes in this condition: A group of ragged children appeared, begging for coins.

ragged adjective (UNEVEN)

not straight or even: His scalp had a ragged gash.
(Definition of ragged from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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