n.1.A fibrous material obtained by "deviling," or tearing into fibers, refuse woolen goods, old stockings, rags, druggets, etc. See Mungo.
2.Fluffy, fibrous waste from wool carding, worsted spinning, or weaving of woolens.
3.A fabric of inferior quality made of, or containing a large amount of, shoddy.
a.1.Made wholly or in part of shoddy; containing shoddy; as, shoddy cloth; shoddy blankets; hence, colloquially, not genuine; sham; pretentious; as, shoddy aristocracy.
Shoddy inventions designed to bolster up a factitious pride.
- Compton Reade.
2.of poor quality or inferior workmanship.
3.visibly worn or damaged from use; shabby.
Noun1.shoddy - reclaimed wool fiber
Adj.1.shoddy - cheap and shoddy; "cheapjack moviemaking...that feeds on the low taste of the mob"- Judith Crist
Synonyms: cheapjack, tawdry
2.shoddy - of inferior workmanship and materials; "mean little jerry-built houses"
Synonyms: jerry-built
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Translate Shoddy to German, Translate Shoddy to French
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