One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1In poor condition; shabby.‘she finally sold that raggedy-ass house’
scruffy, well worn, worn, old, worn out, threadbare, moth-eaten, mangy, ragged, frayed, tattered, battered, decrepit, having seen better days, falling apart at the seamsView synonyms
- ‘Mambo Italiano became a movie and Steve Galluccio laughed all the way to the bank at his raggedy-ass critics.’
- ‘They're making the connection between the money, manpower, and resources expended and how raggedy-ass the rescue effort has been.’
- 1.1 (of a person) new and inexperienced.‘who taught you the moves when you were just a raggedy-ass waiter?’
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