adjective, shab·bi·er, shab·bi·est.
Words nearby shabby
Origin of shabby
OTHER WORDS FROM shabbyshab·bi·ly, adverbshab·bi·ness, nounun·shab·bi·ly, adverbun·shab·by, adjective
Examples from the Web for shabbier
But toward the end of the season the Beans got shabbier than ever.Torchy As A Pa|Sewell Ford
I could have borne with his being thinner and older; but that he should be shabbier wrung my heart.The High Heart|Basil King
Life at the South was at once grander and shabbier, than in New England.The Colonial Cavalier|Maud Wilder Goodwin
But now here it came, its music swelling, the crowd--shabbier than last month and more vacant of face--parting before it.Kincaid's Battery|George W. Cable
But in 1799 there were no shabbier Democrats than those of Connecticut.