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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A dirty shabbily clothed urchin adj. - In deplorable condition; Worn to shreds.

Usage examples (35)
  • We do know that "tatterdemalion" has been used in print since the 1600s.
  • The tatterdemalion didn't even look back this time.
  • The tatterdemalion picked up a rag and inspected it.
  • The tatterdemalion did not speak for several moments. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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