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Definition of 'shoddy'


  1. reclaimed wool fiber


  1. cheap and shoddy; "cheapjack moviemaking...that feeds on the low taste of the mob"- Judith Crist
       Synonyms: cheapjack tawdry
  2. of inferior workmanship and materials; "mean little jerry-built houses"
       Synonyms: jerry-built
  3. designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently; "the deceptive calm in the eye of the storm"; "deliberately deceptive packaging"; "a misleading similarity"; "statistics can be presented in ways that are misleading"; "shoddy business practices"
       Synonyms: deceptive misleading

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