tattered

[ tat-erd ]
/ ˈtæt ərd /

adjective

torn to tatters; ragged: a tattered flag.
wearing ragged clothing: a tattered old man.

Nearby words

  1. tatpurusha,
  2. tatra mountains,
  3. tatt,
  4. tatter,
  5. tatterdemalion,
  6. tatters,
  7. tattersall,
  8. tattersall's,
  9. tatti, jacopo,
  10. tattie

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

/ (ˈtætəd) /

adjective

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