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adjective shabby pronunciation in American English /ˈʃæbi/
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  1. 1
    old and in bad condition
    shabby clothes/furniture/buildings
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    1. a.
      dressed in clothes that are old or in bad condition
      The children were all so shabby and hungry.
      feel shabby: Linda felt shabby standing next to Andrea in her fashionable clothes.
  2. 2
    not fair, or not honest
    The shabby way she was treated shocked me.
  3. 3
    of low quality
    He blasted the lawyers for submitting such shabby paperwork.
    a store selling shabby goods
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