rag

rag
Verb. 1. To tease, annoy, torment. E.g."She's been ragging me about my stupid mistake all day."
2. Of vehicles or machinery, to push to the limits of use, to abuse. E.g."I got a speeding ticket yesterday when I was stopped for ragging my beaten up old Fiat at 120."
Noun. A newspaper.

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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