Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as ramshackle.

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Examples

  • “Look at them ramshackly senators,” Augustus said, as they left the office.

    Comanche Moon

  • “Look at them ramshackly senators,” Augustus said, as they left the office.

    Comanche Moon

  • “Look at them ramshackly senators,” Augustus said, as they left the office.

    Comanche Moon

  • “Look at them ramshackly senators,” Augustus said, as they left the office.

    The Lonesome Dove Series

  • Near the Casino there are a quantity of old-fashioned ramshackly bathing cabins on wheels, with very small boys cracking their whips and galloping up and down, from the digue to the edge of the water, on staid old horses who know their work perfectly -- put themselves at once into the shafts of the carriages -- never go beyond a certain limit in the sea.

    Chateau and Country Life in France

  • At that moment a small group of men came out of a ramshackly house standing just outside the city gate.

    Men Called Him Master

  • The stairs were askew, ramshackly, and dark; but the hall, to which they led, almost gave one a cheerful sensation, because it had a great deal of light and a good view of the surrounding landscape.

    The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Volume 12

  • Her wedding would either be ramshackly or bourgeois -- she hoped the latter.

    Howards End

  • And when the chuprassies had made all ready, they filed into the ramshackly room with a condescending air, as if it was a booth at a fair.

    A Passage To India

  • The front gate had finally broken, the upper hinge worn out; Ignacio carefully set the ramshackly wooden affair back against the fence, thinking how one of these days he would repair it.

    The Bells of San Juan

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