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Raddled meaning in English

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1. raddled, worn-out

used until no longer useful

Example Sentences:
'battered trumpets and raddled radios'
'worn-out shoes with flapping soles'

2. careworn, drawn, haggard, raddled, worn

showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering

Example Sentences:
'looking careworn as she bent over her mending'
'her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness'
'that raddled but still noble face'
'shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of raddled
(esp of a person) unkempt or run-down in appearance

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tr.v. rad·dled, rad·dling, rad·dles
To twist together; interweave.
n. & v.
Variant of ruddle.
tr.v. rad·dled, rad·dling, rad·dles
To cause to have a worn-out appearance, especially in having wrinkles or deep creases: "[She] was attractive to men and to women, until her diet of alcohol and cigarettes ... raddled her beauty" (Jeanette Winterson).
Red ocherous iron ore, used in dyeing and marking.
tr.v. rud·dled, rud·dling, rud·dles also red·dled or red·dling or red·dles or rad·dled or rad·dling or rad·dles
To dye or mark with or as if with red ocher: ruddle sheep.

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