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ragged/ˈrægəd/adjective
ragged
/ˈrægəd/
adjective
Learner's definition of RAGGED  
[more ragged; most ragged]
: having an edge or surface that is not straight or even
: in bad condition especially because of being torn
   b  : wearing clothes that are torn and in poor condition
: tired from effort or stress
: not as good as possible : having good parts and bad parts
: harsh and not regular : not smooth or even

on the ragged edge

US, informal
: very close to failure

run (someone) ragged

informal
: to make (someone) very tired

— raggedly

adverb

— raggedness

noun,[noncount]
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