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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 shab·by /ˈʃæbi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shab·by a. [Compar. Shabbier superl. Shabbiest.]
 1. Torn or worn to rage; poor; mean; ragged.
    Wearing shabby coats and dirty shirts.   --Macaulay.
 2. Clothed with ragged, much worn, or soiled garments. “The dean was so shabby.”
 3. Mean; paltry; despicable; as, shabby treatment. “Very shabby fellows.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: showing signs of wear and tear; "a ratty old overcoat";
             "shabby furniture"; "an old house with dirty windows
             and tatty curtains" [syn: moth-eaten, ratty, tatty]
      2: mean and unworthy and despicable; "shabby treatment"
      [also: shabbiest, shabbier]