1) (dressed in old, worn or torn clothing: a ragged beggar.) harapiento, andrajoso
2) (torn: ragged clothes.) roto; deshilachado
3) (rough or uneven; not straight or smooth: a ragged edge.) desigual; accidentado
1 (person) andrajoso,-a, harapiento,-a
2 (clothes) roto,-a, deshilachado,-a
3 (edge) irregular
4 figurative use desigual
ragged ['rægəd] adj
1) uneven: irregular, desigual
2) torn: hecho jirones
3) tattered: andrajoso, harapiento
andrajoso, -a adj.
desastrado, -a adj.
desbragado, -a adj.
desharrapado, -a adj.
estropajoso, -a adj.
harapiento, -a adj.
haraposo, -a adj.
mellado, -a adj.
pañoso, -a adj.
poco suave adj.
roto, -a adj.
rotoso, -a adj.
trapajoso, -a adj.
zarrapastroso, -a adj.
'rægəd, 'rægɪd
adjective <clothes/appearance> harapiento, andrajoso; <coastline> recortado; <edge> irregular
1. ADJ
1) (=in tatters) [dress, clothes] andrajoso, hecho jirones; [person] andrajoso, harapiento; [cuff] deshilachado
- run sb ragged

they ran themselves ragged — sudaron tinta or la gota gorda

2) (=untidy) [beard] descuidado, desgreñado; [animal's coat] desgreñado
3) (=uneven) [edge] mellado, irregular; [rock] recortado; [hole, line] irregular; [coastline] accidentado, recortado

ragged clouds — jirones mpl de nubes

4) (=disorganized) [performance] desigual, irregular; [queue] desordenado; [line, procession] confuso, desordenado

a ragged band of men — un grupo desordenado de hombres

the orchestra sounded rather ragged in places — la orquesta tocaba de forma algo irregular en algunas partes

5) (Typ)

ragged left — margen m izquierdo irregular

ragged right — margen derecho irregular


ragged robin N — (Bot) flor f del cuclillo

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['rægəd, 'rægɪd]
adjective <clothes/appearance> harapiento, andrajoso; <coastline> recortado; <edge> irregular

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