rag


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Synonyms for rag

cloth

tatters

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  • tatters
  • old clothes
  • tattered clothes
  • torn clothes
  • tattered clothing

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in rags

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lose your rag

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tease

fundraising event

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  • fundraising event
  • charity event
  • charitable event

Synonyms for rag

torn and ragged clothing

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to tease or mock good-humoredly

Synonyms for rag

a small piece of cloth or paper

a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities

music with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano)

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newspaper with half-size pages

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a boisterous practical joke (especially by college students)

play in ragtime

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break into lumps before sorting

References in classic literature ?
A narrow winding street, full of offence and stench, with other narrow winding streets diverging, all peopled by rags and nightcaps, and all smelling of rags and nightcaps, and all visible things with a brooding look upon them that looked ill.
Come, friend, divide your rags gayly among these damsels.
So saying, he stooped over the burly rascal and searched among his rags and tatters, till presently his fingers felt a leathern pouch slung around his body beneath his patched and tattered coat.
It would be well for us to beware, that we may not act in a similar manner, for we can never know if we may not, in the course of time, also come into the rag chest, and be made into white paper, and then have our whole life's history printed on it, even the most secret, and be obliged to run about and tell it ourselves, just like this collar.
But there was such accumulated bitterness and contempt in the young man's heart, that, in spite of all the fastidiousness of youth, he minded his rags least of all in the street.
There sat Little John eating away for dear life, while the fat steward was rolled under the table like a bundle of rags.
The eldest of the latter--a boy--is as frail as his father, while the mother--a woman who, formerly, must have been good looking, and still has a striking aspect in spite of her pallor--goes about in the sorriest of rags.
The buoyancy of his gait, the elasticity of his step, and the hilarity of his countenance, showed that he anticipated, with chuckling satisfaction, the surprise he was about to give those who had ejected him from their society in rags.
For instance, a young man having inherited a splendid fortune, laid out a considerable portion of it in the purchase of diseases, and finally spent all the rest for a heavy lot of repentance and a suit of rags.
It seemed to be the figure of a woman, wrapped up in a ragged cloak and evidently disguised to avoid notice; there was something very strange both about the rags and the furtiveness in a person coming out of those rooms lined with gold.
Of course, there are many rich men in the empire, but their money is buried, and they dress in rags and counterfeit poverty.
His clothes hung upon him like rags on a scarecrow.
To leave family, home, and all the cares of worldly welfare, in order without clinging to anything to wander in hempen rags from place to place under an assumed name, doing no one any harm but praying for all- for those who drive one away as well as for those who protect one: higher than that life and truth there is no life or truth
Scraps ought to, being rags herself," said the cat; "but I simply can't stand it; it makes my whiskers curl.
But his choice was to sit in rags and dinginess on a bench in a park.