HyperDic: shabbily

English > 2 senses of the word shabbily:
ADVERBallshabbilyso as to appear worn and threadbare or dilapidated
allshabbilyin a mean / mean and ungenerous manner
English > shabbily: 2 senses > adverb 1
MeaningSo as to appear worn and threadbare or dilapidated.
Example"a shabbily dressed man"
Adjectivesshabbyshowing signs of wear and tear
English > shabbily: 2 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn a mean / mean and ungenerous manner.
Example"the two were haggling shabbily in the drawing-room "
Adjectivesshabbymean / mean and unworthy and despicable

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