tattered Definition

  • 1old and torn; in poor condition due to overuse or neglect
  • 2wearing ragged clothes

Using tattered: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "tattered" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The tattered book had been read so many times that its pages were falling out.

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    The tattered flag fluttered in the wind.

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    The homeless man wore tattered clothing.

tattered Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for tattered


Summary: tattered in Brief

The term 'tattered' [ˈtætəd] describes something old and torn, often due to overuse or neglect. It can also refer to wearing ragged clothes. Examples include a tattered book with falling pages, a tattered flag fluttering in the wind, and a homeless man wearing tattered clothing.