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shabby

adjective /ˈʃӕbi/
looking old and worn
schäbig
shabby curtains shabby clothes.
wearing old or dirty clothes
schäbig
a shabby old man He used to be so smart but he looks shabby now.
(of behaviour) unworthy or mean
schäbig
That was a shabby thing to do.
shabbily adverb
schäbig
shabbiness noun
die Schäbigkeit
(Definition of shabby from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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