Translation of "ragged" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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raggedadjective

uk /ˈræɡ.ɪd/ us /ˈræɡ.ɪd/

(of clothes) torn and not in good condition

(衣服)破旧的,破烂的,不整齐的
The children were wearing dirty, ragged clothes. 孩子们身上的衣服又脏又破。

(of a person) untidy, dirty, and wearing old, torn clothes

(人)邋遢的,不整洁的,衣衫褴褛的
Two ragged children stood outside the station, begging for money. 两个衣衫褴褛的孩子站在车站外乞讨。

(especially of an edge) rough and not smooth

(尤指边缘)参差不齐的;粗糙的,不规则的
The leaves of this plant have ragged edges. 这种植物的叶子边缘参差不齐。
The patient's breathing was ragged (= not regular) and uneven. 病人的呼吸不均匀。
A ragged (= not straight) line of people were waiting at the bus stop. 公交车站上人们排起歪歪扭扭的长队在等车。

not performing well, because of not being organized

(表演)不协调的,没有章法的,拙劣的
The team was rather ragged in the first half of the game. 这支球队上半场踢得相当差劲,但是下半场的表现大有起色。

(Translation of “ragged” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)