Definition of Shabbier

1. Adjective. (comparative of shabby) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shabbier

1. shabby [adj] - See also: shabby

Shabbier Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Shabbier Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shabbier

sgoldstino
sgoldstinos
sgraffiti
sgraffito
sh*t
sh*tload
sh*tloads
sh*ts
shRNA
shRNAs
sha
sha'n't
shabaroon
shabbatot
shabbed
shabbier (current term)
shabbiest
shabbily
shabbiness
shabbinesses
shabble
shabbles
shabboses
shabby
shabby-genteel
shabeen
shabeens
shabono
shabonos
shabrack

Literary usage of Shabbier

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain (1881)
"The more Tom stared at the splendid marvel, the higher he turned up his nose at his finery and the shabbier and shabbier his own outfit seemed to him to ..."

2. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1907)
"Their house had grown shabbier and shabbier, and their clothes had grown simply awful; and Aurelia Matilda and Victoria Leopoldina had been broken in bits ..."

3. The People of the Abyss by Jack London (1903)
"'Ere I am, old, younger men takin' my place, my clothes gettin' shabbier an' shabbier, an' makin' it 'arder every day to get a job. ..."

4. The People of the Abyss by Jack London (1903)
"'Ere I am, old, younger men takin' my place, my clothes gettin' shabbier an' shabbier, an' makin' it 'arder every day to get a job. ..."

5. The Life of James McNeill Whistler by Elizabeth Robins Pennell, Joseph Pennell (1908)
"... light little Parisian shoes got rid of a portion of their soles and most of their upper leather, and Ernest's hollands grew shabbier and shabbier. ..."

6. John Sherman, and Dhoya by William Butler Yeats (1891)
"Sherman grew shabbier and shabbier, and at the same time more and more cheer, ful. This puzzled him, for he had noticed that he himself was not cheerful ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Shabbier

Search for Shabbier on Dictionary.com!Search for Shabbier on Thesaurus.com!Search for Shabbier on Google!Search for Shabbier on Wikipedia!

Search