tatty

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

tatty (plural tatties)

  1. (Northern England, Geordie, slang) potato

Adjective[edit]

tatty (comparative tattier, superlative tattiest)

  1. Dilapidated, distressed, worn-out, torn
    The tramp wore a tatty old overcoat.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Hindi.

Noun[edit]

tatty (plural tatties)

  1. (India) A woven mat or screen hung at a door or window and kept wet to moisten and cool the air as it enters.

Scots[edit]

Noun[edit]

tatty (plural tatties)

  1. Alternative form of tattie