Translation of rag-and-bone man in Spanish:

rag-and-bone man

Pronunciation /ˌræɡ ən ˈboʊn ˌmæn///

nounPlural rag-and-bone men


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    • One photograph reminded me of a time long ago, when I was just a child and the likes of traveling minstrels, tinkers, gypsies, rag-and-bone men et al, were the norm.
    • Now virtually extinct, the rag-and-bone man was once a familiar figure trundling his cart along suburban streets with his age-old cry: ‘Any old RAG-bones!’
    • Twentieth century mainstream British art has been immeasurably enriched by the paintings of the retired Cornish fisherman and rag-and-bone man, Alfred Wallis.