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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A part torn and left hanging. (plural)

Usage examples (35)
  • Deceit leaves Pulitzer writer's reputation in tatters
  • It now lies in tatters, robbed of any remaining credibility.
  • His magic cape in tatters, G-Man is left powerless and alone.
  • A nation in tatters, and the common rallying cry? blame Barack. for more
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