HyperDic: tattered

English > 2 senses of the word tattered:
ADJECTIVEalltattered, tatterdemalionworn to shreds
alltattered, shatteredruined or disrupted
tattered > pronunciation
Soundstae'terd
RhymesAbelard ... word / Word: 269 rhymes with erd...
English > tattered: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningWorn to shreds; or wearing torn or ragged clothing.
Examples
  • "a man in a tattered shirt"
  • "the tattered flag"
  • "tied up in tattered brown paper"
  • "a tattered barefoot boy"
Synonymtatterdemalion
Broaderwornaffected by wear
Spanishandrajoso
English > tattered: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningruined or disrupted.
Examples
  • "a tattered remnant of its former strength"
  • "my torn and tattered past"
Synonymshattered
Broaderdestroyedspoiled or ruined or demolished
Catalancansat, esgotat

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