Definition of raggedly in English:



See ragged

‘When we walked out of his house that day, I looked around me, at the raggedly dressed people hovering in the spaces between buildings, their lean-to hovels barely visible behind them.’
  • ‘In the distance, you can see other camps rising raggedly out of the moraine, each looking like it has just been through a ruinous siege.’
  • ‘He registers the first tug of loss as she strides on, hair flapping raggedly behind her over the collar of her blue jacket.’
  • ‘There were, however, disparaging remarks concerning the two European commentators accused of having ‘very raggedly handled the show’.’
  • ‘He was breathing raggedly and his heartbeat was rapid.’



/ˈraɡədlē/ /ˈræɡədli/