not (too) shabby

Definition of not (too) shabby

informal

  1. :  fairly good or quite good He came in second in the race. That's not too shabby for an inexperienced runner.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  besides, also

    :  to an excessive degree :  excessively

    :  to such a degree as to be regrettable

shabbyplay
  1. :  clothed with worn or seedy garments

    :  threadbare and faded from wear

    :  ill-kept :  dilapidated


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