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ˈtæt ərdtat·tered

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tattered, tatterdemalion(adj)

    worn to shreds; or wearing torn or ragged clothing

    "a man in a tattered shirt"; "the tattered flag"; "tied up in tattered brown paper"; "a tattered barefoot boy"; "a tatterdemalion prince"

  2. shattered, tattered(adj)

    ruined or disrupted

    "our shattered dreams of peace and prosperity"; "a tattered remnant of its former strength"; "my torn and tattered past"


  1. tattered(Adjective)

    rent in tatters, torn, hanging in rags; ragged

  2. tattered(Adjective)

    dressed in tatters or rags; ragged

  3. tattered(Adjective)

    dilapidated; showing gaps or breaks; jagged; broken

  4. Origin: From tatered, tatird, from . Originally it was derived from the noun, but later it was treated as a past participle implying a verb. Compare tatter.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tattered

    of Tatter

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tattered in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tattered in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of tattered in a Sentence

  1. Caecilius Statius:

    Wisdom oft lurks beneath a tattered coat.

  2. Danish proverb:

    Under a tattered cloak you will generally find a good drinker.

  3. William Butler Yeats:

    An aged man is but a paltry thing, a tattered coat upon a stick.

  4. Michelle Manhart:

    It was tattered and torn, covered with mud and dirt, i told the demonstrators that it needed to be properly disposed of.

  5. Eric LeVine:

    There’s a reason aprons exist, the material covers areas that actually protects vital organs so don’t be grilling in a tattered t-shirt.

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