adjective, shabbier, shabbiest.
impaired by wear, use, etc.; worn:
showing conspicuous signs of wear or neglect:
The rooms on the upper floors of the mansion had a rather shabby appearance, as if they had not been much in use of late.
wearing worn clothes or having a slovenly or unkempt appearance:
a shabby person.
run-down, seedy, or dilapidated:
a shabby hotel.
meanly ungenerous or unfair; contemptible, as persons, actions, etc.:
inferior; not up to par in quality, performance, etc.:
a shabby rendition of the sonata.
adjective -bier, -biest
threadbare or dilapidated in appearance
wearing worn and dirty clothes; seedy
mean, despicable, or unworthy: shabby treatment
dirty or squalid
[shab-ee-jen-teel] /ˈʃæb i dʒɛnˈtil/ adjective 1. trying to maintain dignity and self-respect despite shabbiness. shabby-genteel adjective 1. preserving or aspiring to the forms and manners of gentility despite appearing shabby
noun 1. Webi Shebeli.
noun 1. Judaism. Shavuoth. noun, Judaism. 1. a festival, celebrated on the sixth and seventh days of Sivan by Orthodox and Conservative Jews outside Israel but only on the sixth day by Reform Jews and Jews in Israel, that commemorates God’s giving of the Ten Commandments to Moses. noun 1. a variant spelling of Shavuot
noun 1. a Japanese dish of thinly sliced meat and vegetables boiled quickly in broth and served with various dipping sauces.