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ill-dressed

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Definition of ill-dressed in English:

adjective

Wearing scruffy or unflattering clothes: their children often appear dirty and ill-dressed
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  • The tables are crowded with podgy, ill-dressed teenage friends ignoring one another to speak on mobile phones.
  • I can't imagine anything worse than being cooped up with a coach load of ill-dressed, loudly grousing idiots.
  • Humiliated, the ill-dressed one then makes her or his way into the city for one day of shopping alone and one day of shopping with the hosts, armed with a fist full of cash.

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