American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Worn-out and broken-down.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Drunk; fuddled.
- adj. showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering
- adj. used until no longer useful
- Origin unknown. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“And not only the punters: TV's Angular Ex-England Fast Bowler Punditry Eminence could be seen holding court in raddled picnic pose, a tiny plastic Viking hat on his head.”
“She was a little grotesque, a raddled caricature of a fading beauty.”
“Perhaps only Rutger Hauer could have brought the correct nuance to the role of a righteous hobo who shows up in some lawless, post-apocalyptic urban hellhole in Canada, to find the loathsome roost ruled by the sadistic Drake family – a raddled old tyrant with dyed black hair and two psycho-bully sons who dress like rejects from an 80s pop video.”
“To these raddled, commitment-starved women, a certain Mr D Miliband resembles the archangel Gabriel; even David Cameron looks passably sweet.”
“Let's hear it for the raddled TV sport personality”
“Though painful to look at, you feel that she has captured the truth about Andy, not an enigmatic superstar, but a miserable, raddled wreck.”
“But it is difficult to see whether anyone still emotionally invested in Courtney Love's raddled muse will be able to take succour from them at the end of such a misfiring album.”
“Shaun Ryder and Mark E Smith, seemingly beneficiaries of a Make-a-Wish foundation for raddled northern indie icons, attack their roles on DARE and Glitter Freeze with wonky charisma.”
“The saddest thing about these adorable patterns is that they're often uncut ... because adolescent girls either want to draw as little attention to themselves as possible, or they want to dress like raddled divorceés who drink in the afternoon.”
“LOL.. you are quite humorous for an aged person.. this in particular made me nearly spit coffee on my monitor this morning:they want to dress like raddled divorces who drink in the afternoon.”
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