Student Thesaurus

One entry found for ragged.
Entry Word: ragged
Function: adjective
Text: 1 having an uneven edge or outline <the Rocky Mountains cut an angular, ragged profile against the sky, in contrast to the rounded silhouette of the rolling, green Adirondack Mountains>
Synonyms broken, craggy, jagged, scraggly, scraggy
Related Words saw-toothed, serrate, serrated; harsh, rough, rugged; irregular, nonuniform
Near Antonyms regular, uniform; flat, level, plane
Antonyms clean, even, smooth, unbroken
2 worn or torn into or as if into rags <finally convinced her to throw away her favorite pair of jeans, ragged from decades of yard work>
Synonyms frayed, raggedy, ratty, seedy, shabby, tattered, threadbare, worn-out
Related Words dowdy, scruffy; dingy, faded; shredded; holey, patchy
3 not having a level or smooth surface <cut herself on the ragged edge of the tin can's lid> -- see UNEVEN 1
4 wearing torn or worn out clothes <ragged and hungry refugees emerging from the jungle where they had been in hiding for weeks> -- see TATTERED 1