Translation of "shabby" - English-Traditional 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. 他穿著一件破舊的大衣。
Her home is a rented one-bedroom apartment in a shabby part of town. 她的住所是一套租來的雅房公寓,位於城裡很差的地段。
The refugees were shabby (= wore old clothes in bad condition) and hungry. 難民們衣衫襤褸,饑腸轆轆。

shabby adjective (NOT FAIR)

C2 not honourable or fair; unacceptable

She spoke out about the shabby way the case had been handled. 她揭露了對這件案子不公正的處理方式。
The company's treatment of women was shabby. 我感覺整個事件有點不光彩。

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