shabby
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shabby(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (threadbare)
a. raído
The professor wears corduroy trousers and a shabby coat.El profesor lleva pantalones de pana y un abrigo raído.
b. desgastado
The old hotel is run down and has shabby furniture.El hotel viejo está deteriorado y tiene los muebles desgastados.
c. gastado
Ryan finally saved up enough money to replace the shabby carpet in the living room.Ryan por fin ahorró suficiente dinero para cambiar la alfombra gastada de la sala de estar.
2. (slovenly)
a. desaliñado
Sammy is looking shabby. He has no clue when it comes to style.Sammy se ve desaliñado. No tiene ni idea de estilo.
3. (despicable)
a. mezquino
I can't believe what a shabby attitude they have toward paying their employees.No puedo creer que tengan una actitud tan mezquina en cuanto al pago de sus empleados.
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shabby
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (clothing)
a. raído(a), desgastado(a)
2. (appearance)
a. desaliñado(a), desastrado(a)
3. (furniture, house)
a. cochambroso(a)
4. (conduct, behavior)
a. ruin, mezquino(a)
shabby trickmala jugada or pasada f
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shabby [ˈʃæbɪ]
adjective
shabbier (comparative)shabbiest (superlative)
1 [+building] desvencijado; [+clothes] andrajoso;(also shabby-looking) [+person] andrajoso; desaliñado;
2 [+treatment] injusto; vil; [+behaviour] poco honrado; [+excuse] poco convincente
a shabby trick una mala jugada
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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