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Synonyms for rag
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rag, shred, tag, tag end, tatter(noun)

    a small piece of cloth or paper

    Synonyms:
    smidgen, tag end, sheet, iota, smidge, whit, smidgeon, ticket, tatter, ragtime, shred, tabloid, tittle, tag, smidgin, scintilla, rag week

  2. rag, rag week(noun)

    a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities

    Synonyms:
    ragtime, rag week, tag, tatter, tabloid, shred, sheet, tag end

  3. ragtime, rag(noun)

    music with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano)

    Synonyms:
    ragtime, rag week, tag, tatter, tabloid, shred, sheet, tag end

  4. tabloid, rag, sheet(noun)

    newspaper with half-size pages

    Synonyms:
    plane, shroud, bed sheet, tag end, weather sheet, canvas, canvass, sheet, flat solid, tack, sheet of paper, sail, tatter, ragtime, shred, yellow journalism, tabloid, tab, mainsheet, tag, piece of paper, rag week

  5. rag(verb)

    a boisterous practical joke (especially by college students)

    Synonyms:
    ragtime, rag week, tag, tatter, tabloid, shred, sheet, tag end

  6. torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate(verb)

    treat cruelly

    "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"

    Synonyms:
    bawl out, chide, confound, befuddle, cross, lambast, foil, fox, savage, nark, tease, frustrate, bedevil, spoil, take to task, bother, blast, rile, rack, gravel, excruciate, trounce, bilk, rally, dun, get to, berate, thwart, torment, torture, crucify, chew out, pillory, baffle, nettle, throw, scotch, chafe, ride, get at, subdue, lecture, irritate, have words, reproof, razz, call down, tantalise, mortify, annoy, tantalize, reprimand, cod, scold, taunt, rebuke, jaw, discombobulate, vex, lambaste, chew up, dress down, confuse, call on the carpet, remonstrate, bait, twit, devil, fuddle

  7. annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil(verb)

    cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations

    "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"

    Synonyms:
    nark, dumbfound, get at, reproof, chide, bait, mystify, urticate, rile, fret, dun, cod, razz, crucify, stick, bedevil, reprimand, reach, amaze, lambaste, devil, get to, rub, tantalise, frustrate, annoy, chew out, beat, lambast, trounce, tease, taunt, roil, access, berate, chew up, disoblige, torment, stupefy, lecture, trouble oneself, agitate, put out, discommode, inconvenience oneself, ride, bewilder, dress down, irritate, tantalize, stir up, rally, make, remonstrate, flummox, incommode, get, baffle, jaw, rebuke, worry, pose, vex, inconvenience, perplex, raise up, bother, gravel, disturb, take to task, fray, gall, puzzle, trouble, bawl out, scratch, nettle, progress to, call on the carpet, commove, twit, excoriate, have words, chafe, scold, call down, shake up, nonplus

  8. rag(verb)

    play in ragtime

    "rag that old tune"

    Synonyms:
    bawl out, chide, lambast, nark, tease, frustrate, bedevil, take to task, bother, reproof, gravel, rile, trounce, rally, dun, get to, berate, torment, chew out, crucify, have words, nettle, chafe, ride, get at, dress down, irritate, bait, razz, call down, tantalise, annoy, tantalize, reprimand, cod, scold, taunt, rebuke, jaw, vex, lambaste, chew up, call on the carpet, remonstrate, lecture, twit, devil

  9. tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride(verb)

    harass with persistent criticism or carping

    "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"

    Synonyms:
    sit, depend on, get at, reproof, mobilise, chide, bait, rile, dun, cod, razz, crucify, bedevil, reprimand, lambaste, mobilize, devil, drive, badger, get to, tantalise, frustrate, annoy, chew out, beat up, gull, trounce, tease, taunt, fool, berate, chew up, rebound, lecture, drum up, nark, depend upon, card, torment, ride, tease apart, dress down, irritate, tantalize, rally, befool, turn on, come up, remonstrate, hinge on, mount, pester, call up, take in, jaw, rebuke, nettle, fluff, vex, beleaguer, lambast, dupe, put on, bother, gravel, take to task, muster up, devolve on, summon, bawl out, slang, muster, call on the carpet, twit, put one across, loosen, have words, put one over, chafe, scold, call down, hinge upon, bug

  10. call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast(verb)

    censure severely or angrily

    "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"

    Synonyms:
    manducate, get at, reproof, censure, chide, bait, rile, lash, dun, cod, razz, chit-chat, crucify, grouch, bedevil, reprimand, lambaste, devil, gossip, get to, tantalise, frustrate, annoy, criminate, chew out, yap away, beat, arouse, cane, trounce, tease, taunt, bring up, slash, berate, lecture, raise, conjure, nark, natter, grumble, crush, confab, rattle on, torment, ride, chew up, irritate, tantalize, underdress, strap, chew, rally, claver, flog, remonstrate, chat, vanquish, yack, chitchat, whip, confabulate, call forth, jaw, talk, rebuke, invoke, nettle, vex, call down, evoke, lambast, yack away, bother, gravel, shoot the breeze, stir, take to task, chaffer, welt, lather, bawl out, point out, dress down, visit, call on the carpet, twit, masticate, chatter, beat out, have words, chew the fat, chafe, scold, shell, conjure up, put forward

  11. rag(verb)

    break into lumps before sorting

    "rag ore"

    Synonyms:
    bawl out, chide, lambast, nark, tease, frustrate, bedevil, take to task, bother, reproof, gravel, rile, trounce, rally, dun, get to, berate, torment, chew out, crucify, have words, nettle, chafe, ride, get at, dress down, irritate, bait, razz, call down, tantalise, annoy, tantalize, reprimand, cod, scold, taunt, rebuke, jaw, vex, lambaste, chew up, call on the carpet, remonstrate, lecture, twit, devil

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rag(n.)

    Synonyms:
    shred, tatter

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rag(n)

    Synonyms:
    tatter, flitter, shred, patch, frazzle, fragment

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    cloth, towel, aar, kleenex, esr, wipe

How to pronounce rag?

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Indian

How to say rag in sign language?

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