Definition of rag-and-tatter in English:

rag-and-tatter

adjective

  • Full of or characterized by rags and tatters, ragged.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From rag + and + tatter.

Pronunciation

rag-and-tatter

/ˌraɡ(ə)n(d)ˈtatə/