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raggedy-ass

adj.

by 1930, from raggedy + ass (n.2).

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raggedy-ass

adjective

Inferior; sloppy; half-assed: some kinda raggedy-ass agreement she thinks is a legal will/ picked up from some raggedy-pants US trackside

[WWI armed forces; found as ragged-arse by 1896]


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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