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shabby

shab·by

shabby

pronunciation:
shae bi
part of speech: adjective
inflections: shabbier, shabbiest
definition 1: showing signs of wear.
She wore a shabby coat.We hope to move out of our shabby apartment.
synonyms:
dingy, frayed
antonyms:
new
similar words:
bedraggled, dilapidated, ragged, run-down
definition 2: of poor quality.
The painters did a shabby job.
synonyms:
base, cheap, mean, poor, sloppy
antonyms:
good, quality, superior
similar words:
careless, imperfect, inferior, low, secondary, slipshod, sorry
definition 3: mean or selfish for no good reason; unfair.
There is no excuse for his shabby behavior.
synonyms:
wretched
antonyms:
honorable
similar words:
base, coarse, miserable, sorry, unfair
derivations: shabbily (adv.), shabbiness (n.)