Definition of toerag in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtəʊraɡ/


British informal
A contemptible or worthless person.
Example sentences
  • So long as they subsidise laziness, indulge envy, and give little toerags the benefit of the doubt then it doesn't surprise me that the little toerags will carry on.
  • Why would anyone trust anything the lying toerags said without proof?
  • You hear them called toerags, but that is too nice for them.


Mid 19th century: originally denoting a rag wrapped round the foot as a sock or, by extension, the wearer (such as a vagrant).

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