Definition of Ragtimes

1. Noun. (plural of ragtime) ¹



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Definition of Ragtimes

1. ragtime [n] - See also: ragtime

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ragtimes

ragpicker's disease
ragpickers
rags
rags and tatters
rags to riches
ragsorter
ragsorter's disease
ragstone
ragstones
ragtag
ragtag and bobtail
ragtags
ragtime
ragtimer
ragtimers
ragtimes (current term)
ragtimey
ragtimy
ragtop
ragtops
ragu
raguinite
raguled
raguly
ragus
ragweed
ragweed pollen
ragweeds
ragwheel
ragwheels

Literary usage of Ragtimes

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1. Misalliance: The Dark Lady of the Sonnets, and Fanny's First Play. With a by Bernard Shaw (1914)
"Just at present our young people are going mad over ragtimes, apparently because syncopated rhythms are new to them. If they had learnt what can be done ..."

2. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"... of the mother's family лг other relations ; <• ragtimes again a second praenomen is put in, ..."

3. Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: From Gales and by United States Congress, Thomas Hart Benton (1861)
"will be supposed that we are afraid to ni«t '•'••' moneyed responsibility of war—the only irresponsibility of a country at war in ragtimes. ..."

4. A Picture of Modern Spain: Men and Music by John Brande Trend (1921)
"ragtimes and selections from comic operas definitely did not do as entr'actes ; and in the course of the play one could not help realizing how right ..."

5. The Merry-go-round by Carl Van Vechten (1918)
"... (Texas) band as one of its most efficient members, composing in his leisure moments, marches, ragtimes, waltzes, song and dance schot- tisches, etc. ..."

6. American Catholics in the War: National Catholic War Council, 1917-1921 by Michael Williams (1921)
"... skinned Argentinians, where slant-eyed Asiatics listen to the lilting ragtimes tinkled off on a shop-worn piano at the hands of an Americanized Italian. ..."

7. Nights in London by Thomas Burke (1918)
"... the theatres had started work; there was nothing left but to sit in beer- cellars and listen to dreary bands playing ragtimes and bilious waltzes. ..."

8. The Merry-go-round by Carl Van Vechten (1918)
"... (Texas) band as one of its most efficient members, composing in his leisure moments, marches, ragtimes, waltzes, song and dance schot- tisches, etc. ..."

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