Shabby and Worn


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Shabby adjective – Showing signs of wear and tear.
Usage example: shabby furniture

Worn is a synonym for shabby in property topic. In some cases you can use "Worn" instead an adjective "Shabby", when it comes to topics like used, scruffy, broken-down, tatty. popular alternative
Nearby Word: shabbily
Synonyms for Shabby


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Worn adjective – Affected by wear; damaged by long use.
Usage example: worn threads on the screw

Shabby is a synonym for worn in used topic. You can use "Shabby" instead an adjective "Worn", if it concerns topics such as property. popular alternative
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Things that words describes

attire shabby attire worn attire
men shabby men worn men
appearance shabby appearance worn appearance
dress shabby dress worn dress
Other nouns: clothes, version, overcoat, States.

Both words in one sentence

  • Boring but Practical: Goblin Slayer's equipment looks pretty shabby and worn even compared to the gear of most rookies, but it gets the job done.
  • To juxtapose against this, the writers changed his costume from the shabby clothing he'd worn on TV to a smart cream / off-white suit.
  • Chinese Vampire Often a bit on the decayed side, they typically wear shabby robes of the kind worn by the nobility in times gone by - nowadays, Qing Dynasty-style robes are the thing.
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