Tatty definition

tătē
Somewhat worn, shabby, or dilapidated.
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(brit.) Shabby, decrepit, or tawdry.
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(Northern England, Geordie, slang) Potato.
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The tramp wore a tatty old overcoat.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tatty
Plural:
tatties

Adjective

Base Form:
tatty
Comparative:
tattier
Superlative:
tattiest

Origin of tatty

  • Probably from tat a rag, shabby person

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition