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n. old cloth, scrap of fabric; piece of ragtime music
 
v. tease, mock, poke fun at; play practical jokes, play pranks

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RAG
RAG or RAGS may refer to:

Academia
  • Royal Galician Academy (Real Academia Galega), an institution dedicated to the study of Galician culture, especially the Galician language

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Rag
Rag or rags may refer to:

Common meanings
  • A torn, threadbare or otherwise inferior piece of textile often used for cleaning
  • Rag (newspaper), a derogatory term for a sensationalist or tabloid newspaper
  • A piece of ragtime music

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Raga
A raga (literally "colour, hue" but also "beauty, melody"; also spelled raag, raaga, ragam; pronounced raga, rag or ragam) is one of the melodic modes used in Indian classical music.

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Noun
1. a small piece of cloth or paper
(synonym) shred, tag, tag end, tatter
(hypernym) piece of cloth, piece of material
(hyponym) pine-tar rag
2. a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities
(synonym) rag week
(hypernym) week, hebdomad
(part-meronym) rag day
(classification) United Kingdom, UK, Great Britain, GB, Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
3. music with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano)
(synonym) ragtime
(hypernym) dance music, danceroom music, ballroom music
4. newspaper with half-size pages
(synonym) tabloid, sheet
(hypernym) newspaper, paper
5. a boisterous practical joke (especially by college students)
(hypernym) practical joke
(classification) United Kingdom, UK, Great Britain, GB, Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Verb
1. treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"
(synonym) torment, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate
(hypernym) harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke
(hyponym) madden
2. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
(synonym) annoy, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil
(hypernym) displease
(hyponym) get, get under one's skin
(verb-group) chafe
3. play in ragtime; "rag that old tune"
(hypernym) play, spiel
(derivation) ragtime
(classification) music
4. harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"
(synonym) tease, razz, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride
(hypernym) mock, bemock
(hyponym) jeer, scoff, flout, barrack, gibe
5. censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"
(synonym) call on the carpet, rebuke, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast
(hypernym) knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart
(hyponym) chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correct
6. break into lumps before sorting; "rag ore"
(hypernym) break up, fragment, fragmentize, fragmentise
(classification) mining, excavation


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ragen
v. tower, rise higher, stand tall, be of great height

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rag
nm. ragtime, variety of American jazz music written in 2/4 time and characterized by syncopated rhythms


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