tatty

Definitions of tatty
  1. adjective
    showing signs of wear and tear
    “an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains”
    synonyms: moth-eaten, raggedy, ratty, shabby
    worn
    affected by wear; damaged by long use
  2. adjective
    tastelessly showy
    synonyms: brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tawdry, trashy
    tasteless
    lacking aesthetic or social taste
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