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Synonyms for rag
rægrag

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rag, shred, tag, tag end, tatternoun

    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 weeknoun

    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, ragnoun

    music with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano)

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

  4. tabloid, rag, sheetnoun

    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. ragverb

    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, frustrateverb

    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, devilverb

    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. ragverb

    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, rideverb

    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, lambastverb

    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. ragverb

    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

Editors Contribution

  1. ra's al ghul

    the head of the demon in arrow

    the most dangerous killer ! trained to kill without mercy !

    Submitted by deogracious.ajoga on May 1, 2022  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ragnoun

    Synonyms:
    shred, tatter

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ragnoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "rag":

    cloth, towel, aar, kleenex, esr, wipe

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How to use rag in a sentence?

  1. Giuseppe Antoci:

    One of the mob’s arson techniques is to tie a petrol-soaked rag to the tail of a cat and set fire to it, as its tail burns, the cat flees in terror into the undergrowth in the woods, setting fire to everything in touches.

  2. Katie Smith:

    Too often, the only signs of FEMA's much-hyped promise of PPE shipments — an allotment of gowns, gloves, masks and goggles based on staffing size of the provider — are scattershot delivery with varying amounts of rag-tag supplies.

  3. Linda Brown:

    I couldn't move or speak. I felt paralyzed, he flipped me over and sexually assaulted me, i felt like a rag doll and like a real-life blow-up doll for him.

  4. Hamid Khan:

    They said 'F*** you, rag heads' and drove off. It was terrifying.

  5. Debbie Wirth:

    He just says, ‘ Come in, I ’ll give you another McDouble. ’ Well, you know, that’s not the point, i got a rag, no apology, no nothing.


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