(adjective, verb)


1. being or dressed in clothes that are worn or torn

- clothes as ragged as a scarecrow's

- a ragged tramp

Similar word(s): worn

2. worn out from stress or strain

- run ragged

Similar word(s): tired

3. having an irregular outline

- text set with ragged right margins

- herded the class into a ragged line

Similar word(s): uneven

Sentences with ragged as an adjective:

- a ragged coat

- a ragged sail

- ragged rocks

- a ragged fellow


1. simple past tense and past participle of rag