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.
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raggedy

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