HyperDic: tatterdemalion

English > 3 senses of the word tatterdemalion:
ADJECTIVEalltatterdemalion, tatteredworn to shreds
alltatterdemalion, bedraggled, broken-down, derelict, dilapidated, ramshackle, tumble-downin deplorable condition
NOUNperson tatterdemalion, ragamuffina dirty shabbily clothed urchin
English > tatterdemalion: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningWorn to shreds; or wearing torn or ragged clothing.
Example "a tatterdemalion prince"
Synonymtattered
Broaderwornaffected by wear
Spanishandrajoso
Nounstatterdemaliona dirty shabbily clothed urchin
English > tatterdemalion: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningIn deplorable condition.
Synonymsbedraggled, broken-down, derelict, dilapidated, ramshackle, tumble-down
Broaderdamagedharmed or injured or spoiled
Spanishdañado, derruido, deteriorado, estropeado, malparado, maltrecho
Catalandanyat, deteriorat, espatllat, malparat, ruïnós
Nounstatterdemaliona dirty shabbily clothed urchin
English > tatterdemalion: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA dirty shabbily clothed urchin.
Synonymragamuffin
BroaderurchinPoor and often mischievous city child
Spanishdescamisado, guiñapo
Catalanpillastre
Adjectivestatterdemalionin deplorable condition
tatterdemalionworn to shreds

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