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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a mean and ungenerous manner; So as to appear worn and threadbare or dilapidated.

Usage examples (38)
  • The two were haggling shabbily in the drawing-room
  • A shabbily dressed man
  • Adjective, : shabby clothes. ,The rooms on the upper floors of the mansion had a rather shabby appearance, as if they had not been much in use of late. ,a...
  • The latest development emerged after Thompson claimed United had been treated "shabbily" by the SFA. for more
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