Rag in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is rag a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word rag is a Scrabble US word. The word rag is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

R1A1G2

Is rag a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word rag is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

R1A1G2

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Yes. The word rag is a Words With Friends word. The word rag is worth 5 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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You can make 4 words from 'rag' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'rag'

GAR 4RAG 4

2 letters words from 'rag'

AG 3AR 2

All 3 letters words made out of rag

rag arg rga gra agr gar

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word rag. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in rag.

Definitions and meaning of rag

rag

Pronunciation

  • (General American, Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɹæɡ/
  • Rhymes: -æɡ

Etymology 1

From Middle English ragge, from Old English *ragg (suggested by derivative raggiġ (shaggy; bristly; ragged)), from Old Norse rǫgg (tuft; shagginess). Cognate with Swedish ragg. Related to rug.

Noun

rag (plural rags)

  1. (in the plural) Tattered clothes.
  2. A piece of old cloth; a tattered piece of cloth; a shred, a tatter.
  3. A shabby, beggarly fellow; a ragamuffin.
  4. A ragged edge in metalworking.
  5. (nautical, slang) A sail, or any piece of canvas.
  6. (slang, derogatory) A newspaper, magazine.
  7. (poker) A poor, low-ranking kicker.
    I have ace-four on my hand. In other words, I have ace-rag.
Derived terms
Translations

Verb

rag (third-person singular simple present rags, present participle ragging, simple past and past participle ragged)

  1. (transitive) To decorate (a wall, etc.) by applying paint with a rag.
  2. (intransitive) To become tattered.

Etymology 2

Unknown origin; perhaps the same word as Etymology 1, above.

Noun

rag (plural rags)

  1. A coarse kind of rock, somewhat cellular in texture; ragstone.
    • 2003, Peter Ackroyd, The Clerkenwell Tales, page 1:
      the three walls around the garden, each one of thirty-three feet, were built out of three layers of stone — pebble stone, flint and rag stone.
Derived terms
  • coral rag
  • Kentish rag
  • ragwork

Verb

rag (third-person singular simple present rags, present participle ragging, simple past and past participle ragged)

  1. To break (ore) into lumps for sorting.
  2. To cut or dress roughly, as a grindstone.

Etymology 3

Origin uncertain.

Verb

rag (third-person singular simple present rags, present participle ragging, simple past and past participle ragged)

  1. To scold or tell off; to torment; to banter.
  2. (Britain slang) To drive a car or another vehicle in a hard, fast or unsympathetic manner.
  3. To tease or torment, especially at a university; to bully, to haze.
Derived terms
  • bullirag
  • rag the puck
  • rag on
Translations

Noun

rag (plural rags)

  1. (dated) A prank or practical joke.
  2. (Britain, Ireland) A society run by university students for the purpose of charitable fundraising.

Derived terms

  • rag day
  • rag week

Etymology 4

Perhaps from ragged. Compare later ragtime.

Noun

rag (plural rags)

  1. (obsolete, US) An informal dance party featuring music played by African-American string bands. [19th c.]
  2. A ragtime song, dance or piece of music. [from 19th c.]
Translations

Verb

rag (third-person singular simple present rags, present participle ragging, simple past and past participle ragged)

  1. (transitive, informal) To play or compose (a piece, melody, etc.) in syncopated time.
  2. (intransitive, informal) To dance to ragtime music.
  3. (music, obsolete) To add syncopation (to a tune) and thereby make it appropriate for a ragtime song.

References

Anagrams

  • ARG, Arg., GAR, Gra, RGA, arg, gar

Breton

Preposition

rag

  1. before

Dutch

Etymology 1

Unknown, only found to related to West Frisian reach, though possibly more distantly to Old Saxon raginna (rough hair), Old English ragu (moss).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rɑx/

Noun

rag n (plural raggen, diminutive ragje n)

  1. spider silk
Synonyms
  • spinrag
Derived terms
  • ragfijn

Etymology 2

From English rag.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɛɡ/

Noun

rag n (plural rags, diminutive ragje n)

  1. A piece of ragtime music.

German

Verb

rag

  1. Imperative singular of ragen.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of ragen.

Hungarian

Etymology

Back-formation from ragad. Created during the Hungarian language reform which took place in the 18th–19th centuries.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈrɒɡ]
  • Hyphenation: rag
  • Rhymes: -ɒɡ

Noun

rag (plural ragok)

  1. (grammar) inflectional suffix/affix, termination, ending (most often but not always a case ending)
    Hypernym: toldalék
    Coordinate terms: képző, jel

Declension

Derived terms

  • ragos
  • ragoz

(Compound words):

  • esetrag

See also

  • Appendix:Hungarian suffixes

North Frisian

Noun

rag m (plural rager)

  1. (Föhr-Amrum) (anatomy) back

Scottish Gaelic

Adjective

rag

  1. stiff, rigid, inflexible
  2. stubborn, obstinate

Derived terms

  • rag-mhuinealach

Somali

Noun

rag ?

  1. man

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to tease or ridicule.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)