ragbag

or rag-bag

[rag-bag]

noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. rag-bag,
  2. rag-doll,
  3. rag-rolling,
  4. raga,
  5. ragamuffin,
  6. ragbolt,
  7. ragdoll,
  8. rage,
  9. rage quit,
  10. rages

Origin of ragbag

First recorded in 1810–20; rag1 + bag

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British Dictionary definitions for ragbag

ragbag

noun

a bag for storing odd rags
a confused assortment; jumblea ragbag of ideas
informal a scruffy or slovenly person

Word Origin for ragbag

C19

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