adjective, tat·ti·er, tat·ti·est.
Definition for tatty (2 of 2)
noun, plural tat·ties.
Origin of tatty2
Examples from the Web for tatty
Then Tatty sat down and wept; then a three-legged stool said: "Tatty, why do you weep?"Children's Literature|Charles Madison Curry
Then Tatty sat down and wept, and a three-legged stool said: "Tatty, why do you weep?"
Titty Mouse went a-gleaning, and Tatty Mouse went a-gleaning.
But when Titty went to put hers in, the pot tumbled over, and scalded her to death, and Tatty sat down and wept.
Titty Mouse gleaned an ear of corn, and Tatty Mouse gleaned an ear of corn.
British Dictionary definitions for tatty
adjective -tier or -tiest
Word Origin for tatty
Word Origin and History for tatty
1510s, "tangled or matted" (of hair), Scottish, probably related to Old English tættec "a rag" (see tatter). Sense of "tattered, ragged, shabby" first recorded 1933.