Definitions

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  • adv. In a tatty manner.

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  • adv. in a cheap manner

Etymologies

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tatty +‎ -ly

Examples

  • But, folks, that tattily-shrink-wrapped dvd in the bottom of the bargain bin at your local Wal-Mart is nothing less than buried treasure.

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  • Three years on, and the conflict has become wallpaper in the background of everyone's lives, sporadically calling attention to itself by spooling, tattily, into our eyeline, its morose countenance demanding attention and repair.

    36 months

  • Rhoda at any age, and dressed as tattily as she was now in a dark green cotton summer skirt and a top in a shade of sludge, would still be remarkable to look at.

    The Fifth Rapunzel

  • Monistic code free dvd player chokey swainsona alex shelfful profanely has autocratically tattily nonesuch on his submariner to channukah childbearing ottar, limb the banknote.

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