Definition of shoddily in English:



  • See shoddy

    • ‘The teachers at the school feel they have been treated shoddily and are concerned about finding future employment in the city.’
    • ‘Drab high-rise, shoddily constructed buildings in poorly designed developments have shot up everywhere.’
    • ‘And why should the human reproductive system be so shoddily designed?’
    • ‘It gives them a different status, I'd think, than some shoddily tacked together apartment house in the Marina, knowingly built on a fault line.’
    • ‘That's because the first version of Shakespeare's Hamlet sold by booksellers was a pirated copy, a shoddily written rip-off not authorised by the Bard.’