shabbily

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

shabby +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

shabbily (comparative more shabbily, superlative most shabbily)

  1. In a shabby manner.
    • 1929, Robert Dean Frisbee, The Book of Puka-Puka (republished by Eland, 2019; p. 92):
      King-of-the-Sky, whose wife had been so shabbily treated in the turtle division by not being given more than her due share, sat with his great back to one of the houses posts.
  2. Done poorly or ineptly.

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