Adjective(1) showing signs of wear and tear(2) mean and unworthy and despicable
(1) Despite his sometimes shabby behavior, he has nobility of spirit compared to the bigger-budget showbiz types who are his rivals.(2) If the rest of the world isn't getting this kind of shabby treatment, why should we?(3) Why does he think her shabby treatment of you is acceptable?(4) If Huck had felt ├ö├ç├┐ornery├ö├ç├û and insignificant in the face of Providence Jim is capable of the same emotion when he recalls his shabby treatment of Elizabeth.(5) I was pretty shabby coming right from the hospital.(6) Finally, on the biographical debit side there are the usual miscellaneous acts of thoughtlessness, rudeness and generally shabby behaviour.(7) He habitually wore shabby tweeds and a cloth cap of the kind favoured by Cockney barrow boys, also by country squires.(8) The men are dressed in shabby , quilted jackets; they are bareheaded and barefoot.(9) Sadness filled Jason's eyes and he stood there looking at Trevor with his shabby clothes and worn shoes.(10) Regardless of the kitchen's shabby condition, this was home to Isis.(11) It is a shabby and disrespectful epitaph for the tweedy old Bernard Quatermass and his adventures, which date back almost to the advent of television.(12) I stayed with them in their base at Sukhum, a shabby old Soviet hotel with peacocks in the garden.(13) I muttered, eyes glued to those clothes, worn and shabby looking.(14) The hospital wards are shabby and rundown, staff spend as much time filling out forms as dealing with patients, everyone is overworked and over stressed.(15) She's a shabby infant among lawyers clad in immaculate coal-coloured, pleated robes.(16) The door holds fast for just a moment before giving, groaning its displeasure at the shabby treatment it has recently received.
(1) shabby clothes :: shabby klere
1. run-down ::
2. scruffy ::
3. contemptible ::
4. moth-eaten ::
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that little SHABBY suit.
Westworld Season 2, Episode 9
Yes, a bit SHABBY, isn't it?
Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 3
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