ragged edge


noun

the brink, as of a cliff.
any extreme edge; verge.

Nearby words

  1. rage quit,
  2. rages,
  3. ragfish,
  4. ragga,
  5. ragged,
  6. ragged jacket,
  7. ragged robin,
  8. ragged school,
  9. raggedly,
  10. raggedy

Idioms

    on the ragged edge, in a dangerous or precarious position; on the verge or brink of: on the ragged edge of despair.

Origin of ragged edge

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80

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