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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Not well made, a poor imitation.

Usage examples (36)
  • My idea of our civilization is that it is a shoddy, poor thing and full of cruelties, vanities, arrogances, meannesses and hypocrisies.
  • He says earlier reports from the U.S. had been based on what he called shoddy intelligence.
  • One of the reasons I consider the Blackboard software shoddy is the message-board module, which positively repels usage.
  • Many are calling the shoddy treatment of former Agriculture Department official Shirley for more
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