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- Unkempt, shabby, or in a state of disrepair.
- He liked to wear an old ragtag coat that was so threadbare that he'd get sunburned through it.
- Very diverse; comprised of irregular and dissimilar components.
- The guerrillas were a ragtag band of local thugs, former soldiers, displaced farmers, and political idealists.