Definition of shoddy
1a : a reclaimed wool from materials that are not felted that is of better quality and longer staple than mungob : a fabric often of inferior quality manufactured wholly or partly from reclaimed wool
2a : inferior, imitative, or pretentious articles or matterb : pretentious vulgarity
Origin of shoddy
First Known Use: 1832
Simple Definition of shoddy
: poorly done or made
Full Definition of shoddy
Examples of shoddy
They gave a shoddy performance.
<shoddy merchandise that soon fell to pieces>
First Known Use of shoddy
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