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rag

rag - Dictionary definition and meaning for word rag

Definition
(noun) a small piece of cloth or paper
Synonyms : shred , tag , tag end , tatter

Definition
(noun) a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities
Synonyms : rag week

Definition
(noun) music with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano)
Synonyms : ragtime

Definition
(noun) newspaper with half-size pages
Synonyms : sheet , tabloid

Definition
(noun) a boisterous practical joke (especially by college students)
Definition
(verb) treat cruelly
Synonyms : bedevil , crucify , dun , frustrate , torment
Example Sentence
  • The children tormented the stuttering teacher

Definition
(verb) cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
Synonyms : annoy , bother , chafe , devil , get at , get to , gravel , irritate , nark , nettle , rile , vex
Example Sentence
  • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
  • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

Definition
(verb) play in ragtime
Example Sentence
  • rag that old tune

Definition
(verb) harass with persistent criticism or carping
Synonyms : bait , cod , rally , razz , ride , tantalise , tantalize , taunt , tease , twit
Example Sentence
  • The children teased the new teacher
  • Don't ride me so hard over my failure
  • His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

Definition
(verb) censure severely or angrily
Example Sentence
  • The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
  • The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
  • The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

Definition
(verb) break into lumps before sorting
Example Sentence
  • rag ore

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rag

Rag....we all know this very commonly as RAGGING.....and during ragging clothes are often torn...and also, we play pranks.
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by preetisoni2411

Due to RAG (anger) my daddy converted the newly brought shirt into pieces which was not alike by me.
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by shaktipada

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