shoddy: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (shod'ē), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -di•er, -di•est, -dies.
  1. of poor quality or inferior workmanship: a shoddy bookcase.
  2. intentionally rude or inconsiderate; shabby: shoddy behavior.
  1. a fibrous material obtained by shredding unfelted rags or waste. Cf.
  2. anything inferior, esp. a handmade item or manufactured product.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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