Rag in spanish


pronunciation: tɹ̩ɑpoʊ part of speech: noun
In gestures

rag1 = trapo. [En la fabricación de papel, trapos viejos usados como materia prima en la elaboración de la pasta de trapo]

Example: The raw material of white paper was undyed linen -- or in very early days hempen -- rags, which the paper-maker bought in bulk, sorted and washed, and then put by in a damp heap for four or five days to rot.


» chew + the rag = parlotear, cascar, charlar, paliquear, darle a la lengua, darle al pico, darle al palique.

Example: I didn't have anything special to do, so I went down to the can and chewed the rag with him while he was shaving.

» cotton rags = trapos de algodón. [Material que se utiliza como materia prima para hacer el papel de trapo de algodón]

Example: The early paper-making machines were dependent, as the hand vats had been, upon linen and (when they became available) cotton rags as their chief source of raw material.

» dishrag = bayeta.

Example: Cut down on bacteria growth by changing dishrags daily, using paper towels to wipe down surfaces and washing your hands regularly.

» dust rag = trapo del polvo.

Example: Use a dry paper towel or dust rag to wipe down the ceiling, paying special attention to the corners.

» glad rags = traje de los domingos, ropa elegante.

Example: The article 'Surprise: Scruffy Students Now Don Glad Rags for Class' reports that high school students throughout the country are dressing up these days and that what is chic varies from region to region.

» lose + Posesivo + rag = perder la paciencia, enojarse, enfadarse, perder los nervios, perder los estribos, montar en cólera, ponerse (hecho/como) una fiera, ponerse hecho un basilisco, ponerse hecho una furia, ponerse (hecho/como) un diablo, llevar a Uno el diablo, llevar a Uno (todos) los diablos, ponerse (hecho/como) un demonio, llevar a Uno el demonio, llevar a Uno (todos) los demonios.

Example: A Judge has slammed a police officer who 'lost his rag' and broke the jaw of the man he was arresting.

» rag-and-bone man = chatarrero, trapero.

Example: He was a rag-and-bone man living with his irascible father in a junkyard with only their horse for company.

» rag-bag [ragbag] = cajón de sastre.

Example: In practice the generalia class, as we shall see, is also used as a rag-bag for miscellaneous items that will not fit anywhere else.

» rag doll = muñeco de trapo.

Example: This article explains how the epistolatory aspect of the books was exploited by the librarian in encouraging interest in the stories and how the children's craft work was brought into the matter (making rag dolls of the characters).

» ragman = chatarrero, trapero.

Example: As a teenager, he used to earn pocket change by collecting and selling recyclable newsprint with his uncle, a former old-time 'ragman'.

» rag paper = papel de trapo, papel de tela. [Papel en cuya elaboración se ha utilizado preferentemente pasta de trapo]

Example: The introduction of mouldmade paper (which is a fine machine-made rag paper which looks like hand-made) in about 1920 reduced the production of real hand-made yet further.

» rag stock = pasta de trapo. [Materia fibrosa obtenida de tratar con medios mecánicos o químicos trapos viejos y que constituye la base en la fabricación del papel]

Example: Another variant of the cylinder machine which had some success was the mould machine, introduced in England in about 1910 for making imitation hand-made (mouldmade) paper from rag stock.

» rag week = semana benéfica estudiantil. [Típica de las universidades británicas y de influencia británica]

Example: Gardaí in Galway have arrested a number of students on public order offences during the university's annual rag week'.

» washrag = paño para la cara, paño para lavarse la cara, manopla.

Example: To cure hiccups put a washrag over a full glass of water and drink the water through it.

rag2 = meterse con, reírse de, mofarse de, burlarse de, tomarle el pelo, hostigar. 

Example: Someone ragged her in college and she hit him.


» tattle rags = revista del corazón, prensa del corazón.

Example: Since then, the tattle rags' coverage of these events has resembled something of a long-winded soap opera.

Rag synonyms

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