Associations to the word «Shabby»

Wiktionary

SHABBY, adjective. Torn or worn; poor; mean; ragged.
SHABBY, adjective. Clothed with ragged, much worn, or soiled garments.
SHABBY, adjective. Mean; paltry; despicable.

Dictionary definition

SHABBY, adjective. Showing signs of wear and tear; "a ratty old overcoat"; "shabby furniture"; "an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains".
SHABBY, adjective. Mean and unworthy and despicable; "shabby treatment".

Wise words

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