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Synonyms for shabby
ˈʃæb ishab·by

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. shabby

    Synonyms:
    ragged, threadbare, contemptible, beggarly, paltry

Princeton's WordNet

  1. moth-eaten, ratty, shabby, tattyadjective

    showing signs of wear and tear

    "a ratty old overcoat"; "shabby furniture"; "an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains"

    Synonyms:
    flashy, moth-eaten, ratty, gimcrack, meretricious, tacky, dusty, trashy, loud, garish, brassy, cheap, cold, mothy, tawdry, flash, tatty, stale, gaudy

    Antonyms:
    honourable, honorable, new

  2. shabbyadjective

    mean and unworthy and despicable

    "shabby treatment"

    Synonyms:
    ratty, moth-eaten, tatty

    Antonyms:
    honourable, new, honorable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shabbyadjective

    Synonyms:
    ragged, worn, faded, threadbare, worn out

  2. shabbyadjective

    Synonyms:
    mean, base, low, vile, grovelling, despicable, contemptible, beggarly, paltry, pitiful, dirty, scurvy, abject, disgraceful, unhandsome, ungentlemanly

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. shabbyadjective

    Synonyms:
    seedy, threadbare, tacky , mean, despicable, scurvy, contemptible

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "shabby":

    seedy, shoddy

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#15965dusty
#20982trashy
#25249shabby
#25360stale
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#33469flashy
#38672tacky
#51821shoddy
#54808seedy
#57224paltry
#59182gaudy
#79242garish
#79400ratty
#79651contemptible
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#96968brassy
#100279threadbare
#100861tawdry
#149613beggarly
#209600meretricious

How to use shabby in a sentence?

  1. Gavin Williamson:

    With the Met Police not willing to do a criminal investigation it is clear a proper, full and impartial investigation needs to be conducted on this shabby and discredited witch hunt.

  2. Thomas Markle:

    They are destroying it, they are cheapening it, they're making it shabby.

  3. Edward Dahlberg:

    Genius, like truth, has a shabby and neglected mien.

  4. Albert Einstein:

    If most of us are ashamed of shabby clothes and shoddy furniture, let us be more ashamed of shabby ideas and shoddy philosophies.

  5. Jean Baudrillard:

    The local is a shabby thing. There's nothing worse than bringing us back down to our own little corner, our own territory, the radiant promiscuity of the face to face. A culture which has taken the risk of the universal, must perish by the universal.

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Translations for shabby

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  • ošuntělýCzech
  • schäbigGerman
  • raído, zarrapastrosoSpanish
  • onneton, nukkavieru, surkea, nuhruinen, nuhjuinenFinnish
  • élimé, miteux, usé, minable, râpéFrench
  • जर्जरHindi
  • lusuhIndonesian
  • ぼろぼろ, 手のひらJapanese
  • schappegLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • pūtaitai, kanukanu, taretareMāori
  • haveloosDutch
  • esfarrapado, tosco, estropiado, esbodegado, gastoPortuguese
  • захудалый, подлый, обветшалый, ветхий, жалкий, потёртый, поношенный, запущенный, убогий, потрёпанный, плюгавыйRussian
  • olinjao, похабан, отрцан, олињао, otrcan, pohabanSerbo-Croatian
  • sjavig, sjabbig, sjaskig, luggslitenSwedish
  • אָפּגעלאָזןYiddish
  • 破旧Chinese

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