English dictionary definition of:



  • a boisterous practical joke (especially by college students)
  • a small piece of cloth or paper
  • newspaper with half-size pages
  • music with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano)
  • a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities


  • break into lumps before sorting
  • censure severely or angrily
  • harass with persistent criticism or carping
  • play in ragtime
  • cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
  • treat cruelly


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Scrabble score for rag

Scrabble score = 4

generated at 07:39:48 on 17-10-19

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