Student Thesaurus

One entry found for shabby.
Entry Word: shabby
Function: adjective
Text: 1 showing signs of advanced wear and tear and neglect <shabby wallpaper that was peeling from the walls>
Synonyms dilapidated, dog-eared, grungy, mangy, mean, miserable, moth-eaten, neglected, ratty, run-down, scruffy, seedy, tacky, threadbare
Related Words abandoned, desolate, forlorn; broken-down, decrepit, worn-out; bedraggled, dingy, ragged, tattered; decaying, deteriorated, deteriorating, ramshackle; broken, damaged, destroyed, harmed, hurt, impaired, injured, ruined, wrecked
Phrases gone to seed
Near Antonyms brand-new, fresh, new; cared-for, kept-up, maintained; mended, patched, rebuilt, reconstructed; smart, spiffy, spruce
2 worn or torn into or as if into rags <shabby, stained clothes that are barely better than rags> -- see RAGGED 2