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raggy Line breaks: raggy
Pronunciation: /ˈraɡi/

Definition of raggy in English:

adjective (raggier, raggiest)

informal
Ragged: his raggy clothes
More example sentences
  • He strapped his pants on with a brow belt, his clothes were some what raggy.
  • He played that sad raggy tune like a musical fool.
  • Despite the good care it received there Mr Duffy became concerned at its condition and established a committee to deal with the raggy banner.

Origin

Late Old English, of Scandinavian origin.

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