Examples of ratty in a Sentence
Those shoes are getting pretty ratty.
some ratty old magazines were the only reading material in the mountaintop cabin
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By the time Belichick reached the lectern for his postgame presser, in a ratty T-shirt with the sleeves cut ragged like a dad out to mow the lawn, his smile had turned smirk.
Is the trash can or ratty lawn chair still in the background?
Most people take out the trash in ratty mesh shorts, some inside-out T-shirt, and house slippers.
From within a variety of environments — including Frances Glessner Lee’s meticulously constructed miniature dioramas of unexplained deaths — Mr. Anthony shines as much light on racist urban planning as on ratty behavior.
The parent birds look ratty by the time the kids have fledged, but a few months later they’re all turned out in fresh feathers.
But the stand-outs, at least to this particular hack, were slightly quirkier—the ratty looking Datsun 510, for example.
In the immaculately clean kitchen just off the living room, a tall, slim figure clad in a black WSU football T-shirt and a ratty pair of cutoff shorts made from old sweatpants, stands by the stove, poking intently at the contents in a pan.
In order to avoid spilt ends, breakage, and a ratty nest of tangles, hairstylists (and Allure editors!) will tell you to regularly book an appointment with your salon for a maintenance trim every three (or so) months.
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First Known Use of ratty
gone to seed;
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