Shabbily \Shab"bi*ly\, adv. In a shabby manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • shabbily — adverb 1. so as to appear worn and threadbare or dilapidated a shabbily dressed man • Derived from adjective: ↑shabby 2. in a mean and ungenerous manner the two were haggling shabbily in the drawing room • Derived from adjective: ↑shabby …   Useful english dictionary

  • shabbily — adv. Shabbily is used with these verbs: ↑dress, ↑treat …   Collocations dictionary

  • shabbily — shabby ► ADJECTIVE (shabbier, shabbiest) 1) worn out or dilapidated. 2) dressed in old or worn clothes. 3) mean and unfair: a shabby trick. DERIVATIVES shabbily adverb shabbiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • shabbily — adverb see shabby …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • shabbily — See shabby. * * * …   Universalium

  • shabbily — adverb a) In a shabby manner. b) Done poorly or ineptly …   Wiktionary

  • shabbily — adv. raggedly; seedily, in a dilapidated manner; meanly, despicably …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shabbily — shab·bi·ly …   English syllables

  • shabbily — See: shabby …   English dictionary

  • shabby — shabbily, adv. shabbiness, n. /shab ee/, adj., shabbier, shabbiest. 1. impaired by wear, use, etc.; worn: shabby clothes. 2. showing conspicuous signs of wear or neglect: The rooms on the upper floors of the mansion had a rather shabby appearance …   Universalium

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