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tattered

[tat-erd]
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adjective
  1. torn to tatters; ragged: a tattered flag.
  2. wearing ragged clothing: a tattered old man.

Origin of tattered

1300–50; Middle English; see tatter1 (noun), -ed3
Related formsun·tat·tered, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for untattered

tattered

adjective
  1. ragged or worna tattered old book
  2. wearing ragged or torn clothingtattered refugees
  3. damaged, defeated, or in disarrayhe believes he can bring the tattered party together
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