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shoddy
American English: /ˈʃɑdi/
British English: /ˈʃɒdi/

Translation of shoddy in Spanish:

adjective -dier, -diest

  • 1.1 (of inferior quality)
    (goods/workmanship)
    de muy mala calidad
    shoddy work
    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

uncountable
  • lana (feminine) regenerada

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