Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling or characteristic of a rag (scrap of material).
  • adjective Resembling or characteristic of ragtime music.

Etymologies

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rag +‎ -like

Examples

  • A human girl huddled inside, limp and raglike, half dead.

    Crusade

  • Aari hurriedly took the raglike form of RK from the android.

    First Warning

  • There are a couple of low crude-looking stools, a table with some stale black bread on top that feels like a brick, a few wooden plates, and a box with raglike clothes inside.

    Old Magic

  • There are a couple of low crude-looking stools, a table with some stale black bread on top that feels like a brick, a few wooden plates, and a box with raglike clothes inside.

    Old Magic

  • There are a couple of low crude-looking stools, a table with some stale black bread on top that feels like a brick, a few wooden plates, and a box with raglike clothes inside.

    Old Magic

  • There are a couple of low crude-looking stools, a table with some stale black bread on top that feels like a brick, a few wooden plates, and a box with raglike clothes inside.

    Old Magic

  • The small front room of the shop was filled with workmen wearing the cheap blue-and-white-striped robes of their class, and raglike turbans upon their heads.

    The Mummy Case

  • This is important, for if the brim be not firm the elements will soon reduce it to raglike limpness and it will flap up and down in your face as you ride.

    A Woman Tenderfoot

  • Elsewhere - on "Meanwhile," a sternly gleaming reflection, and "Flakes," a twitchy, raglike tune by Steve Lacy - the preparations are minimal, so that what you get is closer to standard pianism.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Elsewhere - on "Meanwhile," a sternly gleaming reflection, and "Flakes," a twitchy, raglike tune by Steve Lacy - the preparations are minimal, so that what you get is closer to standard pianism.

    NYT > Home Page

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