Meaning of scrag-end in English:



mass nounBritish
  • The inferior end of a neck of mutton.

    ‘scrag-end of mutton’
    • ‘his story of out-of-work actors at the scrag-end of the 1960s’
    • ‘They pay less because they're doing a serious job in the scrag-ends of the planet to stop people from dying from extreme dehydration.’
    • ‘For how long can farmers continue to be left the scrag-end when it comes to payments?’