Ragged vs Toad - What's the difference?

ragged | toad |


As a verb ragged

is (rag).

As a adjective ragged

is rent or worn into tatters, or till the texture is broken.

As a noun toad is

an amphibian similar to a frog with bigger back legs and more ragged skin.

ragged

English

(Webster 1913)

Verb

(head)
  • (rag)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Rent or worn into tatters, or till the texture is broken.
  • a ragged coat
    a ragged sail
  • Broken with rough edges; having jags; uneven; rough; jagged.
  • ragged rocks
  • Hence, harsh and disagreeable to the ear; dissonant.
  • * (rfdate) .
  • A ragged noise of mirth.
  • Wearing tattered clothes.
  • a ragged fellow
  • Rough; shaggy; rugged.
  • * (rfdate), .
  • What shepherd owns those ragged sheep?
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=May 19 , author=Paul fletcher , title=Blackpool 1-2 West Ham , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Allardyce's side had led at the break through a Carlton Cole strike but after Thomas Ince - son of former Hammers midfielder Paul - levelled shortly after the restart, the match became increasingly stretched and ragged .}}

    Derived terms

    * ragged lady * raggedly * raggedness * ragged robin * ragged sailor * ragged school

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    * English heteronyms

    toad

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An amphibian similar to a frog with shorter back legs and a drier, more ragged skin.
  • A very unpleasant man.
  • Derived terms

    * cane toad * frog and toad * toadfish * toad-in-the-hole * toadlike * toadstool * toady

    See also

    * amphibian * frog * frosh/frosk * * tadpole

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