Meaning of ragman in English:


Pronunciation /ˈraɡman/

Translate ragman into Spanish

nounplural noun ragmen

  • A person who collects or deals in rags, old clothes, and other items.

    ‘I remember my mother just catching me before I handed my Sunday coat to the ragman and before someone else's offspring wore it.’
    • ‘But the most memorable was the ragman and his cart.’
    • ‘Elkin does not wonder what it would be like if he were an elderly ragman, a peddler trundling a cart down the street and crying ‘Regs, all cloze.’’
    • ‘Chagall became a famous artist in Paris, and my father became a famous ragman in Amsterdam, New York.’