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rag1 British & World English

A piece of old cloth, especially one torn from a larger piece, used typically for cleaning things

rag2 British & World English

A programme of stunts, parades, and other entertainments organized by students to raise money for charity

rag3 British & World English

A large coarse roofing slate

rag4 British & World English

A ragtime composition or tune

rag5 British & World English

Variant of raga.

rag1 English Thesaurus

he wiped his hands on an oily rag

rag2 English Thesaurus

students caused a ninety-minute traffic jam during their rag week

chew the fat British & World English

Chat in a leisurely and prolonged way

raga British & World English

(In Indian classical music) each of the six basic musical modes which express different moods in certain characteristic progressions, with more emphasis placed on some notes than others

rag in raga British & World English

(In Indian classical music) each of the six basic musical modes which express different moods in certain characteristic progressions, with more emphasis placed on some notes than others

do-rag British & World English

A scarf or cloth worn to protect one’s hairstyle

rag on British & World English

Complain about or criticize continually

rag rug British & World English

A rug made from small strips of fabric hooked into or pushed through a base material such as hessian

coral rag British & World English

Rubbly limestone composed chiefly of petrified coral

nose rag British & World English

A handkerchief

rag bolt British & World English

A bolt with barbs to keep it tight when it has been driven in

rag book British & World English

A book for very small children made of strong cloth that cannot be torn

rag doll British & World English

A soft doll made from pieces of cloth

rag paper British & World English

Paper made from cotton, originally from cotton rags, but now from cotton linters

rag-roll British & World English

Create a striped or marbled effect on (a surface) by painting it with a rag crumpled up into a roll

rag trade British & World English

The clothing or fashion industry

snot rag British & World English

A handkerchief

lose one's rag British & World English

Lose one’s temper

rag-and-bone man British & World English

An itinerant dealer in old clothes, furniture, and second-hand items

rag on in rag2 British & World English

Complain about or criticize continually

a red rag to a bull British & World English

An object, utterance, or act which is certain to provoke someone

ragbag British & World English

A bag in which scraps of fabric and old clothes are kept for use

raghead British & World English

A person who wears a turban or keffiyeh (often used as a term of abuse for an Arab or Muslim)

ragtag British & World English

Untidy, disorganized, or incongruously varied in character

ragtop British & World English

A car with a convertible roof

toerag British & World English

A contemptible or worthless person

chew the fat in chew British & World English

Chat in a leisurely and prolonged way

Kentish ragstone British & World English

A hard, compact limestone found in Kent, used for paving and building

Kentish rag in Kentish ragstone British & World English

A hard, compact limestone found in Kent, used for paving and building

ragpicker British & World English

A person who collects and sells rags

a red rag to a bull in red British & World English

An object, utterance, or act which is certain to provoke someone

chew the fat/rag in chew English Thesaurus

he liked drinking with friends and chewing the fat


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