Definition of shabbiness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈʃæbinəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃæbinəs//
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  1. 1the state of being in poor condition or badly dressed because things have been used or worn a lot synonym scruffiness the shabbiness of the town
  2. 2the quality of being unfair or unreasonable synonym shoddiness the meanness and shabbiness of this treatment