toerag

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toerag

(ˈtəʊˌræɡ)
n
slang Brit a contemptible or despicable person
[C20: originally, a beggar, tramp: from the pieces of rag they wrapped round their feet]
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toerag

[ˈtəʊræg] N (Brit) → mequetrefe m
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I for one think its time councils took a very hard stand against these little toerags.
Ex-Army forums on the internet are full of ideas of how to stop, catch and punish the little toerags when caught, but as the vast majority of posters are ex-military the recommendations cannot be published in a family newspaper.
Still, if these toerags are now experiencing just a fraction of the terror their poor puppy did - then there is a God.
A source told the Irish Mirror: "These toerags know there's no more gardai that will be able to come if there's an incident.
Also, when are the police going to do something about the toerags on bikes tearing around on the pavements of Byker and Northumberland Street?
The Conservatives are seen as better stewards of the nation's finances than Labour - but also as untrustworthy toerags much keener to reward oligarchs and bankers than the rest of us.
JOCKEY School's Malcolm Bygrave on the annoying toerags sent there: "They're stroppy teenagers.
What Labour and SNP - even the Tories and their Lib Dem toerags - need to do is find new talent.
Good news may travel fast, but bad news travels faster - and the people responsible for creating it (the toerags, the deadlegs and the scumbags) must be delighted to gain so much time and attention from their seriously unfunny, sometimes tragic, tur ns.
The pounds 3,000 wall was partly funded by the council, with the rest of the money given by local businesses, presumably in the hope that toerags with spray cans would leave their property alone.
Last week I called for more toerags to be thrown into prison.