Definitions For Rag


  • A boisterous practical joke (especially by college students)
  • A small piece of cloth or paper
  • Newspaper with half-size pages
  • Music with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano)
  • A week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities
  • To laugh at and make jokes about (someone) ( US)


  • Break into lumps before sorting
  • Censure severely or angrily
  • Harass with persistent criticism or carping
  • Play in ragtime
  • Cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
  • Treat cruelly

Is Rag a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Rag is worth 4 points in Scrabble and 5 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Rag in a Sentence

  • Several readers called in to rag the editor for his paper's repeated grammatical lapses

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