Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Traditional) translation of “shabby”

See all translations

shabby

adjective (NOT FAIR)
不公平的
 
 
/ˈʃæb.i/
not honourable or fair; unacceptable
不光彩的;不公正的;不能接受的
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。
I felt the whole affair was a bit shabby.
我感覺整個事件有點不光彩。
Dishonest
shabbily
 
 
/ˈʃæb.ɪ.li/ adverb
shabbily dressed
衣衫襤褸
The hostages were shabbily treated when they came home.
人質回國後遭到了不公正的對待。
DishonestIn bad condition
shabbiness
 
 
/ˈʃæb.ɪ.nəs/ noun [U]
In bad condition
(Definition of shabby adjective (NOT FAIR) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “shabby” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

beginner's luck

unexpected success experienced by a person who is just starting a particular activity

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More