Definition of shabbily in English:

shabbily

adverb

  • See shabby

    • ‘He was sensitive enough to recognize that racism was an anti-American outrage, proud enough never to accept it, and financially successful enough to live out his autumn years in the same town that once treated him so shabbily.’
    • ‘While the police exhibited a great nervousness about what appeared to be a few shabbily dressed kids making vague assertions, the kids were amazingly at ease, at one point getting up to dance and sing.’
    • ‘According to them they too are shabbily treated.’
    • ‘We had also gone to the Centre with a begging bowl, but were shabbily treated.’
    • ‘Most of them were barefoot and shabbily dressed.’

Pronunciation

shabbily

/ˈʃabɪli/