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Definition 1: worn out from stress or strain - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where ragged or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • run ragged

(ragged is similar to ...) depleted of strength or energy

"tired mothers with crying babies" "too tired to eat"

Definition 2: having an irregular outline - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where ragged or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • text set with ragged right margins
  • herded the class into a ragged line

(ragged is similar to ...) not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture

"an uneven color" "uneven ground" "uneven margins" "wood with an uneven grain"

Definition 3: being or dressed in clothes that are worn or torn - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where ragged or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • clothes as ragged as a scarecrow's
  • a ragged tramp

(ragged is similar to ...) affected by wear; damaged by long use

"worn threads on the screw" "a worn suit" "the worn pockets on the jacket"

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