Shabbier
Shabby Shab"by, a. [Compar. {Shabbier}; superl. {Shabbiest}.] [See {Shab}, n., {Scabby}, and {Scab}.] 1. Torn or worn to rage; poor; mean; ragged. [1913 Webster]

Wearing shabby coats and dirty shirts. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

2. Clothed with ragged, much worn, or soiled garments. ``The dean was so shabby.'' --Swift. [1913 Webster]

3. Mean; paltry; despicable; as, shabby treatment. ``Very shabby fellows.'' --Clarendon. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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