Translation of "shabby" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈʃæb·i/ (comparative shabbier, superlative shabbiest)

not tidy and in bad condition

viejo, raído
shabby clothes
shabbily adverb /ˈʃæb·ɪ·li/

a shabbily dressed man

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


adjective /ˈʃӕbi/ (comparative shabbier, superlative shabbiest)

looking old and worn

gastado, raído, desarrapado
shabby curtains
shabby clothes.

wearing old or dirty clothes

mal vestido, pobremente vestido
a shabby old man
He used to be so smart but he looks shabby now.

(of behaviour/behavior) unworthy or mean

That was a shabby thing to do.
shabbily adverb

en harapos
He was very shabbily treated by the company.
shabbiness noun

the depressing shabbiness of the hotel room.

(Translation of “shabby” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)