What does Tatty mean?

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ˈtæt itat·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. moth-eaten, ratty, shabby, tattyadjective

    showing signs of wear and tear

    "a ratty old overcoat"; "shabby furniture"; "an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains"

  2. brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashyadjective

    tastelessly showy

    "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"


  1. tattynoun


  2. tattyadjective

    Dilapidated, distressed, worn-out, torn

    The tramp wore a tatty old overcoat.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tatty

    tat′i, n. an East Indian screen or mat made of the roots of the fragrant cuscus-grass, with which door or window openings are filled up in the season of hot winds. [Hind. tātī.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tatty in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tatty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Tatty in a Sentence

  1. Will Stevenson:

    It was incredible, they looked like they had never been touched since the day they were put in the album. They were pristine and looked like brand new photographs with so much color. The box was a bit tatty and covered in dust and dead spiders, so I wasn’t expecting much.

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    relating to or involving money
    • A. tantamount
    • B. pecuniary
    • C. irascible
    • D. repugnant

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