Translation of "ragged" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


adjective uk us /ˈræɡ.ɪd/

(of clothes) not in good condition; torn

The children were wearing dirty ragged clothes. 孩子們身上的衣服又髒又破。

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

Two ragged children stood outside the station begging for money. 兩個衣衫襤褸的孩子站在車站外乞討。

(especially of an edge) rough and not smooth

The leaves of this plant have ragged edges. 這種植物的葉子邊緣參差不齊。
The patient's breathing was ragged (= not regular) and uneven. 病人的呼吸不均勻。
A ragged (= not straight) line of people were waiting at the bus stop. 公車車站上人們排起歪歪扭扭的長隊在等車。

not performing well, because of not being organized

The team were rather ragged in the first half of the match, but improved in the second half. 這支球隊上半場踢得相當差勁,但是下半場的表現大有起色。
raggedly uk us /ˈræɡ.ɪ adverb
raggedness uk us /ˈræɡ.ɪd.nəs/ noun [ U ]

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