Definition of Raggedly

1. Adverb. In a ragged uneven manner. "I took the cigarette he offered, drawing at it raggedly"

Exact synonyms: Unevenly



2. Adverb. In a ragged irregular manner. "A stone wall trails raggedly through the woods"
Exact synonyms: Stragglingly

3. Adverb. With a ragged and uneven appearance. "A long beard, raggedly cut"
Exact synonyms: Jaggedly
Partainyms: Jagged, Ragged

Definition of Raggedly

1. Adverb. In a ragged manner, unevenly, especially not in unison ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Raggedly

1. ragged [adv] - See also: ragged

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Raggedly

raggamuffin
raggamuffins
raggare
raggares
raggas
ragged
ragged-fringed orchid
ragged orchid
ragged orchis
ragged red fibers
ragged robin
raggeder
raggedest
raggedier
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raggedly (current term)
raggedness
raggednesses
raggedy
raggee
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raggeries
raggery
raggie
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raggiest
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Literary usage of Raggedly

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1. Chelsea Historical Pageant: Old Ranelagh Gardens, Royal Hospital, June 25th by Chelsea (London, England). Pageant committee (1908)
"(confusion of Orchestra} The National Anthem tails off raggedly, ... ("Charlie over the Water" tails off raggedly with a babel of brass : during the ..."

2. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, Edward Chauncey Baldwin (1906)
"Except on the crown, which was raggedly bald, he had stiff, black hair, standing jaggedly all over it, and growing down hill almost to his broad, ..."

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