Definition of raggle-taggle in English:
Untidy and scruffy: a raggle-taggle band of Gypsies
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- They wandered past the sandwich shop, a raggle-taggle band of urban warriors, uniformed and disaffected, disillusioned, disowned.
- He is at his best when relieving a skinflint widow of her wealth, sorting out a king's love life or abandoning a band of raggle-taggle Gypsies to become an itinerant actor.
- The cover alone demonstrates this, with Scott joined by his raggle-taggle brethren in front of Spiddal House, the ivy-clad old mansion house where the record was eventually finished.
early 20th century: apparently a fanciful variant of ragtag.
Definition of raggle-taggle in:
- US English dictionary
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