shabbily Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “shabbily” in the English Dictionary

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 us   /ˈʃæb·ə·li/

shabbily adverb (IN A WAY THAT LOOKS OLD)

in a way that ​showssigns of ​age, ​wear, or ​lack of ​care: A shabbily ​dressed man ​laysleeping in the ​park.

shabbily adverb (IN AN UNFAIR WAY)

in a way that is ​unfair or does not show ​respect: Lawsuits ​arise when ​peoplefeel that they were ​treated shabbily.
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