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  • as inmangy
  • as inragtag and bobtail

synonyms for ragtag

  • decrepit
  • dirty
  • impoverished
  • indigent
  • mean
  • moth-eaten
  • poor
  • shabby
  • shoddy
  • sick
  • sleazy
  • squalid
  • tattered
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    How to use ragtag in a sentence

    In the end, this ragtag band finally acquires the sutra scrolls from a surprisingly worldly-wise Buddha and achieves a kind of sainthood for themselves.
    THE ACTION-PACKED SAGA ‘MONKEY KING: JOURNEY TO THE WEST’ GETS A MODERN TAKEMICHAEL DIRDAMARCH 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    That means the Super Bowl could be decided in the Bucs’ defensive backfield, even while a battle rages between Tampa Bay’s linebackers and Kansas City’s ragtag band of big men up front.
    KANSAS CITY’S BANGED UP O-LINE HAS GIVEN PATRICK MAHOMES PLENTY OF TIME — NOT THAT HE NEEDS ITJOSH HERMSMEYERFEBRUARY 5, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
    Sometimes, part of instilling a new culture in a ragtag organization and gradually increasing confidence within a losing team is to lose with tough dignity to the best team on your schedule.
    PITTSBURGH’S MISSHAPEN SCHEDULE HAS OFFERED WASHINGTON A LUCKY BREAK — AND A CHANCETHOMAS M. BOSWELLDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    The Confederacy is one of history’s big losers, but it’s one thing to lose to the United States of America and another thing entirely to lose to a ragtag band of Mississippians who spent a lot of time hanging out in the swamp.
    THESE PIONEERS TRIED TO GET THE CONFEDERATE FLAG OUT OF MISSISSIPPI 156 YEARS AGOFIONA ZUBLINDECEMBER 3, 2020OZY
    I also remember the impressive journalists in the room, such as Ken Auletta, Steven Levy, and the late Wall Street Journal reporting legend John Wilke, the leader of our ragtag coverage army.
    THE GOOGLE ANTITRUST CASE IS NOTHING COMPARED TO THE 1999 MICROSOFT CASEAARON PRESSMANOCTOBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
    Without the populace having any hand in it, the ragtag and bobtail of the strangers became bolder and shouted more and more.
    THE LEGEND OF ULENSPIEGELCHARLES DE COSTER
    We had thirty men with us, a more or less ragtag lot, picked up anyhow in the bazaars.
    THE LAND OF FOOTPRINTSSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
    Strange, too, he came of good family; good blood in his veins; and yet he seems to have gone right down with the ragtag.
    QUIET TALKS ON POWERS.D. GORDON
    And so, along with the rest of the coastwise ragtag, which was seeking harbor and holding-ground, came the ancient schooner Polly.
    BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
    To make myself amiable and pay court to all the ragtag and bobtail is not in my line.
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    WORDS RELATED TO RAGTAG

    • decrepit
    • dirty
    • impoverished
    • indigent
    • mean
    • moth-eaten
    • poor
    • ragtag
    • shabby
    • shoddy
    • sick
    • sleazy
    • squalid
    • tattered
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