Translation of "shabby" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈʃæb.i/ us /ˈʃæb.i/

shabby adjective (BAD CONDITION)

C1 looking old and in bad condition because of being used for a long time or not being cared for

He wore a shabby old overcoat. 他穿着一件破旧的大衣。
Her home is a rented one-bedroom apartment in a shabby part of town. 她的住所是一套租来的一居室公寓,位于城里很差的地段。
The refugees were shabby (= wore old clothes in bad condition) and hungry. 难民们衣衫褴褛,饥肠辘辘。

shabby adjective (NOT FAIR)

C2 not honourable or fair; unacceptable

She spoke out about the shabby way the case had been handled. 她揭露了对这件案子不公正的处理方式。
The company's treatment of women was shabby. 我感觉整个事件有点儿不光彩。

(Translation of “shabby” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)