noun[mass noun] British
The inferior end of a neck of mutton: scrag-end of mutton figurative his story of out-of-work actors at the scrag-end of the 1960s
More example sentences
- They pay less because they're doing a serious job in the scrag-ends of the planet to stop people from dying from extreme dehydration.
- For how long can farmers continue to be left the scrag-end when it comes to payments?