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shoddy

Pronunciation: /ˈʃɑːdi; ˈʃɒdi/

Translation of shoddy in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (-dier, -diest)

  • 1.1 (of inferior quality) [goods/workmanship] de muy mala calidad shoddy work chapuza (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Describing me, he refers to my shoddy suit and badly scuffed shoes.
    • Even then, homeowners often complain of shoddy workmanship.
    • We can't say much about your shoddy workmanship, your poor literacy skills or your goldfish-like imagination.
    1.2 (mean) [behavior/treatment] bajo, mezquino
    Example sentences
    • That, given sufficient publicity some kind of audience will appeal for almost any event, no matter how shoddy or potentially immoral.
    • Historically, it has a shoddy pedigree of corruption and death.
    • David thinks it's time to tear up the PC rule book and pull black men up on their shoddy behaviour.

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • lana (feminine) regenerada

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