They have the tattoos, the face paint, and the tattered clothes, and they hold the door for people and say “thank you.”
But Decarnin's tattered jeans and T-shirts were equally as expensive—think $1,000 for an artfully torn tank top.
Instead of playing the young anti-Christ, he now wears a tattered robe and helps deliver the baby, who is no longer real.
In the months ahead, repairing that tattered sense of trust may prove to be even tougher than the fight against the Taliban.
Beard obliged by tearing off a piece of his tattered shirtsleeve and jotting down the ingredients.
The swarms of children were of the gutter, shoeless, tattered, and filthy.
A poor, little, tattered youngster who's driving home the cows!
The black cat clung to her tattered jacket, his wizard-eyes shining green, as Screech Owl passed under the gas-lamps.
He was a short, fat man, of swarthy countenance and tattered dress.
What had brought the leader back was the look of heartrending yearning in the gray eyes of a tattered little boy.
mid-14c., "clad in slashed garments," from Old Norse toturr "rag," cognate with Old English tættec, tætteca "rag, tatter," Low German tater "tatter." The noun is attested from c.1400.