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shabby, well worn, worn, worn to shreds, threadbare, tattered, in tatters, in ribbons, in rags, in holes, holey, falling to pieces, falling apart at the seams, ragged, frayed, patched, moth-eaten, faded, seedy, shoddy, sorry, scruffy, dilapidated, crumbling, broken-down, run down, tumbledown, decrepit, deteriorated, on its last legs, having seen better days, time-wornView synonyms
- ‘The den contains a raggedy rug and two sketches Ty did himself of a beaver and a rooster.’
- ‘When the actors reemerge, long shreds of colorful fabrics hang heavy from raggedy costumes, as if a silly-string battle had broken out in the greenroom.’
- ‘There was another raggedy girl cleaning up tables behind me, and she was singing too.’
- ‘The last of its tumble-down outlying villages, with its cheering raggedy children, was left behind many hours ago.’
- ‘In the distant, lying on the summer grass is a body with a worn-out and raggedy cloak.’
- ‘The coast dipped and curved as we stroked north toward Punta Concepción, past small coves, raggedy desert peaks, and a few dilapidated fishing shacks.’
- ‘She held a doll in her hand, a grubby raggedy thing.’
- ‘He shut the door quickly, and turned to find a thin, raggedy cat licking the snow from its mangy coat in the middle of his kitchen floor.’
- ‘Please don't keep your toenails raggedy when clippers, emery boards and pumice stones are readily available.’
- ‘You can look up and down this street and see how raggedy it is.’
- ‘The old man, twisting the end of his long, raggedy beard, contemplates his order, and then takes out his change.’
- ‘At the rear, there's a raggedy patch of garden, partly covered in grapevines.’
- ‘These Agents were dressed in raggedy, torn clothes.’
- ‘She still slept with the worn teddy bear and the very raggedy blanket but only Karina knew this.’
- ‘The boy pulled something from a raggedy pocket.’
- ‘Instead of people with unkempt hair and raggedy clothes, there were well-dressed servants and slaves, and an occasional noble riding by.’
- ‘The lights dimmed and a raggedy band assembled onstage.’
- ‘It was a plain, raggedy old bag, but it was cheap and did its job.’
- ‘His clothes were unkempt and raggedy, and his belly protruded very visibly.’
- ‘He cuts his hair raggedy, dyes it black, doesn't wash it.’
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