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tattered

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 wearing torn or worn-out clothes
  • arrived at the shelter tattered and exhausted

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2 worn or torn into or as if into rags
  • a hobo in tattered old clothes and worn-out shoes

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tattered

verb
past tense of tatter

Synonyms of tattered (Entry 2 of 2)

to cause (something) to separate into jagged pieces by violently pulling at it
  • the little boy tattered that blanket beyond repair by repeatedly yanking on it

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The first known use of tattered was in the 14th century

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“Tattered.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tattered. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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