toe-rag

toe-rag
Noun. A contemptible or worthless person. From the cloth that was worn around one's feet as a sock, usually by vagrants. Mid 1800s

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  • toe-rag — I Cockney Rhyming Slang Fag (cigarette) Lend us a sprarsy I wanna get some toe rags. Toe rags refer to the rags people used to wrap around their feet when they didn t have shoes... we used to call our socks toe rags which is probably the same… …   English dialects glossary

  • toe rag — noun a) A tramp. Flipping toe rag! He wants carving up. Its time that nit got sorted out. [...] b) A cloth worn wrapped around the foot instead of a sock. Look what its all driven me to! a beggar, a tramp, a toe rag commercial …   Wiktionary

  • toe rag — Cockney Rhyming Slang Slag (prostitute) She s a right toe rag …   English dialects glossary

  • Toe Rag Studios — Infobox Company name = Toe Rag Studios type = Private genre = Recording studio foundation = 1991 Shoreditch, London, UK founder = Liam Watson, Josh Collins location city = London location country = United Kingdom location = Hackney industry =… …   Wikipedia

  • toe-rag —    This term has been applied to a tramp or vagrant since the 1870s, but has recently been made almost fashionable as a term of abuse, thanks to its use in popular British television series such as Minder and Only Fools and Horses. The reference… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • Toe-rag — Someone , usually male, who has little or no consideration for the feelings of others. Burglars are a bunch of thieving toe rags …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Toe-rag — Someone , usually male, who has little or no consideration for the feelings of others. Burglars are a bunch of thieving toe rags …   Dictionary of american slang

  • toe-rag —  Beggar …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • toe·rag — /ˈtoʊˌræg/ noun, pl rags [count] Brit slang offensive : a person you strongly dislike …   Useful english dictionary

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