Definition of "tatty" [tat•ty]

  • Somewhat worn, shabby, or dilapidated. (adjective)

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Use "tatty" in a sentence
  • "And ever since OK! magazine announced that it was to run a warts-and-all account of Britney Spears' photo shoot meltdown, the world has been on the edge of its seat in anticipation of today's OK! magazine, because it had to – it just had to – have a picture of Britney Spears stumbling around out of her mind like some kind of tatty old shit-and-grease-covered redneck zombie."
  • "Of course - everybody knows it, but in these days of 'tatty' talent shows, he rarely gets a mention."
  • "Strictly Come Dancing: Viewers outraged by tiny and 'tatty' dresses that are cheapening the show"