Definition of raggedy-ass in English:


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(also raggedy-assed)


North American informal
1In poor condition; shabby: she finally sold that raggedy-ass house
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  • They're making the connection between the money, manpower, and resources expended and how raggedy-ass the rescue effort has been.
  • Mambo Italiano became a movie and Steve Galluccio laughed all the way to the bank at his raggedy-ass critics.
1.1(Of a person) new and inexperienced: who taught you the moves when you were just a raggedy-ass waiter?

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