Examples of tattered in a Sentence
a pile of old tattered books
arrived at the refugee camp tattered and exhausted
Recent Examples of tattered from the Web
As Emmy underwent surgery, Mom clutched a tattered yellow stuffed animal named Ducky, who was given to Emmy after she was diagnosed with diabetes.
Salio consults his tattered notebook of people who left their names with him, calling them out when their turn comes.
The current social services safety net, however tattered, was only a dream in the Gilded Age.
An impromptu parade starts with a piper, two drummers and a young man with a blood-soaked, bandaged head holding a flag as tattered and forlorn as its carrier.
That photo, taken by Lawrence Beitler on Aug 7, 1930, shows a crowd of smiling white faces looking at the photographer's camera as two black men, clothes ripped and tattered, hang lifeless from a tree.
School buildings are crumbling in many parts of the state, textbooks are outdated and tattered, and about 20 percent of districts have moved to four-day school weeks.
Underneath them is an old Belgian workbench, tattered and brazen in a proud industrial sort of way, that Anderson deems one of his favorite finds.
Perroncarefully climbed the ladder, dressed in his JROTC uniform, and cut down the wreath placed there last year, tattered by weather and missing the two small American flags that once adorned it.
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TATTERED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tattered for English Language Learners
: old and torn
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