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ragbag

[rag-bag] /ˈrægˌbæg/
noun
1.
a bag in which small pieces of cloth are kept for use in mending.
2.
a mixture or conglomeration:
a ragbag of facts, half-truths, and blatant lies.
Also, rag-bag.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; rag1 + bag
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British Dictionary definitions for rag bag

ragbag

/ˈræɡˌbæɡ/
noun
1.
a bag for storing odd rags
2.
a confused assortment; jumble: a ragbag of ideas
3.
(informal) a scruffy or slovenly person
Word Origin
C19
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Slang definitions & phrases for rag bag

rag bag

modifier

: a rag-bag collection, but an interesting one

noun phrase

Any miscellany, esp a very random and confusing one: What he calls his philosophy is a ragbag of trite trivialities (1820+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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