Meaning of “ragtag” in the English Dictionary

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"ragtag" in British English

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ragtagadjective

us uk /ˈræɡ.tæɡ/

untidy and not similar or organized:

The village was guarded by a ragtag group of soldiers.
He arrived with a ragtag collection of friends.

(Definition of “ragtag” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ragtag" in American English

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ragtagadjective

us /ˈræɡˌtæɡ/

consisting of parts or pieces that are in no particular order or system:

They put together a ragtag team for a third of the cost of the Yankees and they won it all.

(Definition of “ragtag” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)