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ramshackle

Pronunciation: /ˈræmʃækəl/

Translation of ramshackle in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [building/car] destartalado; [army] maltrecho
    Example sentences
    • The action of the play takes place in a remote ramshackle beach house built on sand dunes.
    • When I was a small child, we lived in a ramshackle house with an old pressed tin roof.
    • Off to one side was a gray, derelict, ramshackle house that looked ready to fall down.

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