- 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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Historical Examples of rag-bag
Perhaps that is why this rag-bag of an Italian woman has such an unshakable admiration for him.The Nabob
The calico pieces went into the rag-bag, and that was the last of Prudy's patchwork.Little Prudy
It is a much lovelier way to end than as we do in the dust bin or rag-bag.Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag VI
Louisa M. Alcott
If I were a man I would perish sooner than be seen with that rag-bag.The Works of Rudyard Kipling: One Volume Edition
Mop-rags, lamp-rags, all should be washed, dried and put in the rag-bag.Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million
Sarah Josepha Hale
- a bag for storing odd rags
- a confused assortment; jumblea ragbag of ideas
- informal a scruffy or slovenly person