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    rag - Dictionary definition and meaning for word rag

    (noun) a small piece of cloth or paper
    Synonyms : shred , tag , tag end , tatter
    (noun) a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities
    Synonyms : rag week
    (noun) music with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano)
    Synonyms : ragtime
    (noun) newspaper with half-size pages
    Synonyms : sheet , tabloid
    (noun) a boisterous practical joke (especially by college students) Definition
    (verb) treat cruelly
    Synonyms : bedevil , crucify , dun , frustrate , torment
    Example Sentence
    • The children tormented the stuttering teacher
    (verb) cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    Synonyms : annoy , bother , chafe , devil , get at , get to , gravel , irritate , nark , nettle , rile , vex
    Example Sentence
    • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
    • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves
    (verb) play in ragtime
    Example Sentence
    • rag that old tune
    (verb) harass with persistent criticism or carping
    Synonyms : bait , cod , rally , razz , ride , tantalise , tantalize , taunt , tease , twit
    Example Sentence
    • The children teased the new teacher
    • Don't ride me so hard over my failure
    • His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie
    (verb) censure severely or angrily
    Example Sentence
    • The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
    • The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
    • The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup
    (verb) break into lumps before sorting
    Example Sentence
    • rag ore
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rag

Rag....we all know this very commonly as RAGGING.....and during ragging clothes are often torn...and also, we play pranks.

Due to RAG (anger) my daddy converted the newly brought shirt into pieces which was not alike by me.

Word used in video below:
text: ♪ A splash of ether on a rag ♪
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