Origin of shoddy
OTHER WORDS FROM shoddyshod·di·ly, adverbshod·di·ness, nounhalf-shoddy, adjective
How to use shoddy in a sentence
A wave of shoddy and even outright fraudulent tests followed, and by May, the FDA was forced to tighten the rules for market entry.FDA officials regret flooding the market with Covid-19 antibody tests|Tim McDonnell|February 14, 2021|Quartz
So it doesn’t benefit us to be a shoddy employer but a good employer.Inside the Lives of Immigrant Teens Working Dangerous Night Shifts in Suburban Factories|by Melissa Sanchez|November 19, 2020|ProPublica
Gloria has pointed out, though, that Bry was on the Council that greenlit the renovations – and it was the shoddy construction work during those renovations that led to asbestos violations.
The Metropolitan looked cramped and shoddy and Tristan seemed shoddily sung to me.The Prairie Child|Arthur Stringer
Those of to-day are shoddily put together and cannot resist weathering as do the century-old ones.Garden Ornaments|Mary H. Northend