raggedy


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rag·ged·y

 (răg′ĭ-dē)
adj. rag·ged·i·er, rag·ged·i·est
Tattered or worn-out; ragged.

raggedy

(ˈræɡɪdɪ)
adj
informal somewhat ragged; tattered: a raggedy doll.

rag•ged•y

(ˈræg ɪ di)

adj.
somewhat ragged, tattered, or shaggy.
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raggedy

adjective
Torn into or marked by shreds or tatters:
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raggedy

[ˈrægɪdi] adj [person] → déguenillé(e); [clothes] → loqueteux/euse
References in classic literature ?
We struck across the big yard, noticing this, that, and t'other thing that was so familiar, and we so glad to see it again, and when we got to the roofed big passageway betwixt the double log house and the kitchen part, there was everything hanging on the wall just as it used to was, even to Uncle Silas's old faded green baize working-gown with the hood to it, and raggedy white patch between the shoulders that always looked like somebody had hit him with a snowball; and then we lifted the latch and walked in.
AS hellebore flowers emerge, remove old foliage which looks a bit raggedy now.
DO THIS WEEK | AS hellebore flowers emerge, remove old foliage which is a bit raggedy now.
The Raggedy Witches, the first book in Kiernan's The Wild Magic trilogy, will be published in February 2018, while the second and third books be released in 2019 and 2020 respectively.
Theatrically, it's gleeful--a raucous and raggedy vaudeville show for kids, with a distinct political tang for grown-ups--but it gives up its grip on the original to serve its own ends.
During his tenure as Time Lord, he teamed up with Amy Pond (Karen Gillan) who called him her Raggedy Man, and more recently Clara Oswald (Jenna Louise Coleman).
In one of two chapters about dolls, Bernstein addresses Johnny Gruelle's now ubiquitous Raggedy Ann, a figure whose "concatenation of ruralism, patriotism, and nostalgia for antebellum America resonated powerfully in 1915," when Gruelle first patented her image (148).
It did the job to perfection, however it reeked of acid and it made my raggedy cuticles sting a bit.
Tye Sheridan and newcomer Jacob Lofland are kid pals who discover raggedy man Mud (McConaughey) living feral on a remote Mississippi island.
Stepping out in sagging camouflage pants, a ratty green canvas jacket, mismatched scarf, and ill-fitting cape, Galliano's look is more Raggedy Andy than Oscar de la Rentaand it's downright offensive to the homeless community.
Long straggly, jet-black hair, heavy make-up and raggedy black clothing are very much a part of what make him who he is and he's not showing any signs that he's prepared to give them up, despite the fact that he's in his 50's.
The illustrations are quite amusing, a bit rough and raggedy as appropriate to the characters and tough street setting, and positive messages of supportive family abound.