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    tatterdemalion

    tatterdemalion - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tatterdemalion

    Definition
    (noun) a dirty shabbily clothed urchin
    Synonyms : ragamuffin
    Definition
    (adj) worn to shreds; or wearing torn or ragged clothing
    Synonyms : tattered
    Example Sentence
    • a man in a tattered shirt
    • the tattered flag
    • tied up in tattered brown paper
    • a tattered barefoot boy
    • a tatterdemalion prince
    Definition
    (adj) in deplorable condition
    Example Sentence
    • a street of bedraggled tenements
    • a broken-down fence
    • a ramshackle old pier
    • a tumble-down shack
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