tattily
In a tatty manner.

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  • tattily — tatty ► ADJECTIVE (tattier, tattiest) informal ▪ worn and shabby; in poor condition. DERIVATIVES tattily adverb tattiness noun. ORIGIN from Old English, «rag»; related to TATTERED(Cf. ↑tattered) …   English terms dictionary

  • tattily — adverb in a cheap manner a cheaply dressed woman approached him in the bar • Syn: ↑cheaply, ↑inexpensively • Ant: ↑expensively (for: ↑cheaply) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • cheaply — adverb 1. in a stingy manner their rich uncle treated them rather chintzily • Syn: ↑stingily, ↑chintzily • Derived from adjective: ↑chintzy (for: ↑chintzily), ↑cheap …   Useful english dictionary

  • inexpensively — adverb 1. in a cheap manner a cheaply dressed woman approached him in the bar • Syn: ↑cheaply, ↑tattily • Ant: ↑expensively (for: ↑cheaply) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Religious Society of Friends — The Religious Society of Friends, commonly known as the Quakers, was founded in England in the 17th century as a Christian religious denomination by people who were dissatisfied with the existing denominations and sects of Christianity.… …   Wikipedia

  • tatty — tatty1 tattily, adv. tattiness, n. /tat ee/, adj., tattier, tattiest. 1. cheap or tawdry; vulgar: a tatty production of a Shakespearean play. 2. shabby or ill kempt; ragged; untidy: an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains. [1505 15;… …   Universalium

  • tatty — tat|ty [ˈtæti] adj comparative tattier superlative tattiest [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: tat dirty or torn piece of cloth (19 20 centuries)] informal in bad condition = ↑shabby ▪ tatty jeans ▪ a few tatty old chairs >tattily adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tatty — adjective (tattier, tattiest) informal worn and shabby; in poor condition. Derivatives tattily adverb tattiness noun Origin C16: appar. ult. related to OE tættec rag , of Gmc origin; cf. tattered …   English new terms dictionary

  • tatty — adjective tattier, tattiest informal especially BrE untidy or in a bad condition; shabby: tatty jeans | a few tatty old chairs tattily adverb tattiness noun (C) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • tattiness — tatty ► ADJECTIVE (tattier, tattiest) informal ▪ worn and shabby; in poor condition. DERIVATIVES tattily adverb tattiness noun. ORIGIN from Old English, «rag»; related to TATTERED(Cf. ↑tattered) …   English terms dictionary

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