(noun, adjective)


1. Unkempt, shabby, or in a state of disrepair.

- He liked to wear an old ragtag coat that was so threadbare that he'd get sunburned through it.

2. Very diverse; comprised of irregular and dissimilar components.

- The guerrillas were a ragtag band of local thugs, former soldiers, displaced farmers, and political idealists.


1. disparaging terms for the common people

Similar word(s): rabble, riffraff

Definition categories: group, folk, folks