(redirected from ranked)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to ranked: ranker

rank out

slang To criticize, demean, or complain about someone or something in a petty or naggingly critical manner. A noun or pronoun can be used between "rank" and "out." The boss ranks out anyone who disagrees with her in front of the entire office. My parents ranked me out a bit for what had happened, but I was expecting it to be much worse.
See also: out, rank
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

rank someone (out)

1. Sl. to annoy someone. He really ranks me out. What a pest!
2. Sl. to chastise someone. She ranked him out for being a coward. I ranked out the whole gang, but good!
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


tv. to give someone a hard time; to hassle someone. (Possible from pull rank = use rank to dominate someone.) Stop ranking me!
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
The men's 5000m promises to be equally enthralling with a line-up containing Ethiopia's world indoor and outdoor champions, Yomif Kejelcha and Muktar Edris, world ranked No.2 and No.6 respectively, going head to head alongside USA's world and Olympic medallist Paul Chelimo, world ranked No.5, and Morocco's 2012 world indoor 1500m champion Abdelaati Iguider.
Pakistan does fare better, however, at innovation linkages ranked at 85.
In the Future Readiness factor, meanwhile, the Philippines was ranked 52nd.
For administrative visits by the Assistant Education Officers (AEOs), Lahore was ranked in 22nd place, whereas the district along with all the other districts of the province achieved targets for all three months of the quarterly ranking.
Among the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries, Pakistan was ranked 75th, while Nepal was ranked at 101st.
Iran ranked 25th in the world, better than many developed countries.
King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys in Birmingham is ranked as tenth in the UK and the King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls is in 12th place.
In 2015, Pakistan ranked 144 out of 146 economies with a score of 0.539 out of a maximum of one.
Bulgaria ranked 53rd out of 113 countries surveyed worldwide, according to the Rule of Law Index of the World Justice Project (WJP).
Darwish, a former squash player who was previously ranked first internationally, said the two championships' matches will be scheduled so they do not clash, giving the audience the chance to enjoy the squash matches at these two prestigious international squash championships.
Overall, Kirklees ranked 51 out of 150 authorities, while Calderdale was in 88th place.
Continue reading to find out who the top 10 individual annuity sales are and how they ranked in terms of variable, fixed and fixed index sales:
The Kingdom ranked 46th worldwide with a score of 73 per cent ahead of Qatar, which ranked 66th (69 per cent), the UAE which ranked 69th (68 per cent), Saudi Arabia, which ranked 87th (64 per cent) and Kuwait, which ranked 97th (50 per cent).
The company has ranked the top firms involved in mergers and acquisitions for the full year 2015 for deal assignments of USD 100m or more that involved a US company.
the top five ranked counries on the broader measures of ugby and wealth analysed here are nlikely to change significantly over he next decade.