shabbily

All Adverb
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  • He did not want to see his women folk go shabbily in the town. Cited from The Blood of the Conquerors, by Harvey Fergusson
  • He treated his aunt and sister very shabbily till his sudden death cut short his career. Cited from A House Of Gentlefolk, by Ivan Turgenev
  • I know just how shabbily you treated her last year. Cited from Jane Allen: Right Guard, by Edith Bancroft
  • He felt the need of men, however shabbily they might treat him. Cited from The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller,C. Thomas
  • He did not risk following them, for he realized he had been treated shabbily. Cited from Visionaries, by James Huneker
  • He felt that he had treated the horse very shabbily indeed. Cited from The Cow Puncher, by Robert J. C. Stead
  • At his side stood a shabbily dressed man of middle age. Cited from The Grammar School Boys in Summer Athletics, by H. Irving Hancock
  • If we were shabbily dressed, and people thought ill of us, I did not care. Cited from Charlotte's Inheritance, by M. E. Braddon
  • That's a much more important matter even than not treating her shabbily. Cited from The Reverberator, by Henry James
  • This man looked about sixty-five years of age, and was very shabbily dressed. Cited from Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Rob't Tressell
  • Jack could not help thinking that he had been treated shabbily. Cited from Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories, by Various
  • They started right in to tell everyone how brilliant she was and how shabbily we had treated her. Cited from Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore, by Pauline Lester
  • No one who lives there is shabbily dressed or has to go hungry.
  • She could not understand why she should have treated him so shabbily -- she who was so fond of him. Cited from Jerusalem, by Selma Lagerlo"f
  • She saw that this fellow, so shabbily dressed, was of very sensitive nature. Cited from Two Boys and a Fortune, by Matthew White, Jr.
  • Surely no man with so much money would live so poorly and have his wife and children so shabbily dressed. Cited from Purple Springs, by Nellie L. McClung
  • They had not gone far, when those in rear saw a shabbily-dressed man walking beside the girl who was leading. Cited from True Irish Ghost Stories, by St John D Seymour
  • Only look at his wife, and see how shabbily she dresses. Cited from Ruth Arnold, by Lucy Byerley
  • Quite shabbily dressed he was, and a careworn expression on his face made him look ten years older. Cited from Added Upon, by Nephi Anderson
  • George believed in her and she was very shabbily rewarding his trust. Cited from Ranching for Sylvia, by Harold Bindloss
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Meaning of shabbily

  • adverb So as to appear worn and threadbare or dilapidated
    a shabbily dressed man
  • adverb In a mean and ungenerous manner
    the two were haggling shabbily in the drawing-room