- a bag in which small pieces of cloth are kept for use in mending.
- a mixture or conglomeration: a ragbag of facts, half-truths, and blatant lies.
Origin of ragbag
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Examples from the Web for ragbag
Phil's outfit might have come from the ragbag, too, it was so tattered and patched.The Story of Dago
He was dreadfully dirty and unshaven, his collar and frock-coat looked as if they had been fished up from a ragbag.Ditte: Girl Alive!
Martin Andersen Nexo
Her mind was like a ragbag into which she had been frantically thrusting whatever she could grab.Song of the Lark
I don't want a walrus, thirty years old, with ragbag clothes that fit her a foot off.Villa Elsa
But I guess Hale's memory is like a ragbag—stuffed with odds and ends that he can't get hold of when he wants 'em.Betty Gordon in Washington
Alice B. Emerson
- a bag for storing odd rags
- a confused assortment; jumblea ragbag of ideas
- informal a scruffy or slovenly person
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