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Synonyms of tatterdemalion

Noun


1. ragamuffin, tatterdemalion, urchin

usage: a dirty shabbily clothed urchin

Adjective


1. tattered, tatterdemalion, worn (vs. new)

usage: worn to shreds; or wearing torn or ragged clothing; "a man in a tattered shirt"; "the tattered flag"; "tied up in tattered brown paper"; "a tattered barefoot boy"; "a tatterdemalion prince"

2. bedraggled, broken-down, derelict, dilapidated, ramshackle, tatterdemalion, tumble-down, damaged (vs. undamaged)

usage: in deplorable condition; "a street of bedraggled tenements"; "a broken-down fence"; "a ramshackle old pier"; "a tumble-down shack"

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