tattered
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈtætəd/ 
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈtætɚd/
Adjective

tattered (not comparable)

  1. rent in tatters, torn, hanging in rags; ragged
  2. dressed in tatters or rags; ragged
    • 1895 October 1, Stephen Crane, chapter 10, in The Red Badge of Courage, 1st US edition, New York: D. Appleton and Company, [https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Red_Badge_of_Courage_(1895)/Chapter_10#101 page 101]:
      The tattered man waved his hand.
  3. (obsolete) dilapidated; showing gaps or breaks; jagged; broken
Related terms Translations Translations Verb
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of tatter



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