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Shabby

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Adjective

1. moth-eaten, ratty, shabby, tatty

showing signs of wear and tear

Example Sentences:
'a ratty old overcoat'
'shabby furniture'
'an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains'

2. shabby

mean and unworthy and despicable

Example Sentences:
'shabby treatment'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Shabby

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adjective -bier or -biest
1. 
threadbare or dilapidated in appearance
2. 
wearing worn and dirty clothes; seedy
3. 
mean, despicable, or unworthy
shabby treatment
4. 
dirty or squalid

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Shabby

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adjectiveWord forms: ˈshabbier or ˈshabbiest
1. 
run-down; dilapidated; deteriorated
shabby surroundings
2. 
a. 
showing much wear; ragged; threadbare
said of clothing
b. 
wearing such clothing; seedy
3. 
beggarly; unworthy
a shabby offering
4. 
disgraceful; shameful
shabby treatment of guests

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Shabby

see synonyms of shabby
adj. shab·bi·er, shab·bi·est
1.
a. Showing signs of wear and tear; threadbare or worn-out: shabby furniture.
b. Dilapidated or deteriorated in condition, especially through neglect; seedy: a shabby little park.
2. Wearing threadbare clothing.
3.
a. Despicable; mean: a shabby trick.
b. Not generous or just; unfair: shabby treatment.
c. Of mediocre or substandard quality.

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