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shabby

Pronunciation: /ˈʃæbi/

Translation of shabby in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (-bier, -biest)

  • 1.1 [carpet/sofa/jacket] gastado, muy usado; (threadbare) raído they are shabby-genteel es gente bien venida a menos
    Example sentences
    • Yet their fictional lives are placed in direct contrast with their shabby and poor surroundings.
    • Regardless of the kitchen's shabby condition, this was home to Isis.
    • They were in shabby condition, having fallen into disrepair.
    1.2 (bad, unfair) a shabby trick una mala pasada what a shabby way to treat him qué manera más fea de tratarlo

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