English version

tatty

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtattytat‧ty /ˈtΓ¦ti/ adjective (comparative tattier, superlative tattiest) πŸ”Š πŸ”Š informalCONDITION/STATE OF something in bad condition syn shabby πŸ”Š tatty jeans πŸ”Š a few tatty old chairs β€”tattily adverb β€”tattiness noun [countable]
Examples from the Corpus
tattyβ€’ Some of our textbooks are starting to look rather tatty.β€’ They were tatty and smelly and lethargic.β€’ The banners we have are getting tatty as no-one worries very much how they are stored.β€’ But a tatty, concrete post-war extension located on the south-east corner was demolished.β€’ At the window of the cottage hang tatty, faded curtains.β€’ But in truth he was a tatty little man with a furtive walk.β€’ It struck her how tatty many of the buildings appeared now the lack of sun had robbed them of their charm.β€’ a tatty old hat
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