ragged - definition and synonyms

adjective 

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/ˈræɡɪd/
  1. 1
    mainly literary torn and dirty

    a pair of ragged shorts

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  2. 2
    with edges that are not straight or smooth

    the ragged appearance of a bite wound

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  3. 3
    not skilful or organized

    It was a pretty ragged performance from the champions.

  4. 4
    not smooth or regular

    He took a few ragged breaths and began to run again.

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derived word

raggedly

adverb