in tatters

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Definition of in tatters

: clothes that are old and badly torn They were dressed in tatters. often used figuratively After the war, the economy was in tatters.Her hopes lay in tatters.

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“In tatters.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20tatters. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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