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tattered

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tattered

adjective tat·tered \ˈta-tərd\

: old and torn

Full Definition of TATTERED

1
:  wearing ragged clothes <a tattered barefoot boy>
2
:  torn into shreds :  ragged <a tattered flag>
3
a :  broken down :  dilapidated <decaying houses along tattered paved streets — P. B. Martin>
b :  being in a shattered condition <led their tattered party to victory>

Examples of TATTERED

  1. a pile of old tattered books
  2. <arrived at the refugee camp tattered and exhausted>

First Known Use of TATTERED

14th century

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