English version

tatty

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