Pronunciation: răg
v. t.1.To scold or rail at; to rate; to tease; to torment; to banter.
n.1.A piece of cloth torn off; a tattered piece of cloth; a shred; a tatter; a fragment.
2.Hence, mean or tattered attire; worn-out dress.
3.A shabby, beggarly fellow; a ragamuffin.
The other zealous rag is the compositor.
- B. Jonson.
4.(Geol.) A coarse kind of rock, somewhat cellular in texture.
5.(Metal Working) A ragged edge.
6.A sail, or any piece of canvas.
Our ship was a clipper with every rag set.
- Lowell.
Rag bolt
an iron pin with barbs on its shank to retain it in place.
Rag carpet
a carpet of which the weft consists of narrow strips of cloth sewed together, end to end.
Rag dust
fine particles of ground-up rags, used in making papier-maché and wall papers.
Rag wheel
a - A chain wheel; a sprocket wheel
b - A polishing wheel made of disks of cloth clamped together on a mandrel.
Rag wool
wool obtained by tearing woolen rags into fine bits, shoddy.
v. i.1.To become tattered.
[imp. & p. p. Ragged (răgd); p. pr. & vb. n. Ragging (răg"gĭng).]
v. t.1.To break (ore) into lumps for sorting.
2.To cut or dress roughly, as a grindstone.
1.(Music) To play or compose (a piece, melody, etc.) in syncopated time.
2.To dance to ragtime music, esp. in some manner considered indecorous.
Noun1.Ragrag - a small piece of cloth or paper
Synonyms: tag end, tatter, shred, tag
2.rag - a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities
Synonyms: rag week
3.Ragrag - music with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano)
Synonyms: ragtime
4.rag - newspaper with half-size pages
Synonyms: tabloid, sheet
5.rag - a boisterous practical joke (especially by college students)
Verb1.rag - treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"
2.rag - cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
3.rag - play in ragtime; "rag that old tune"
4.rag - harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"
5.rag - censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"
6.rag - break into lumps before sorting; "rag ore"
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