tatters Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “tatters” in the English Dictionary

"tatters" in British English

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tattersnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈtæt.əz/  us   /ˈtæt̬.ɚz/
in tatters (​especially of ​cloth) ​badlytorn: Her ​clothes were ​old and in tatters. badlydamaged or ​completelyspoiled: After the ​newspaperstoryappeared his ​reputation was in tatters.
(Definition of tatters from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tattersplural noun

 us   /ˈtæt̬·ərz/
tornpieces: His ​clothes were in tatters (= ​tornapart).
(Definition of tatters from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tatters”
in Spanish harapos, andrajos, jirones…
in Vietnamese rẻ rách…
in Malaysian koyak-rabak…
in Thai ผ้าขี้ริ้ว…
in French lambeaux…
in German die Lumpen(pl.)…
in Indonesian cabikan…
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