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shabby

  

      adj   , -bier, -biest  
1    threadbare or dilapidated in appearance  
2    wearing worn and dirty clothes; seedy  
3    mean, despicable, or unworthy  
shabby treatment     
4    dirty or squalid  
     (C17: from Old English sceabb scab + -y1)  
  shabbily      adv  
  shabbiness      n  


shabby-genteel  
      adj   preserving or aspiring to the forms and manners of gentility despite appearing shabby  
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shabby

  
1    dilapidated, down at heel, faded, frayed, having seen better days, mean, neglected, poor, ragged, run-down, scruffy, seedy, tattered, tatty, the worse for wear, threadbare, worn, worn-out  
2    cheap, contemptible, despicable, dirty, dishonourable, ignoble, low, low-down     (informal)   mean, rotten     (informal)   scurvy, shameful, shoddy, ungentlemanly, unworthy  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    handsome, in mint condition, neat, new, smart, well-dressed, well-kempt, well-kept, well-to-do  
2    fair, generous, honourable, praiseworthy, worthy  

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Consulter aussi:

shabbily, shay, Shabbat, Shabbes

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