Shoddy

Definition of Shoddy

Shod´dy
n.1.A fibrous material obtained by "deviling," or tearing into fibers, refuse woolen goods, old stockings, rags, druggets, etc. See Mungo.
2.Fluffy, fibrous waste from wool carding, worsted spinning, or weaving of woolens.
3.A fabric of inferior quality made of, or containing a large amount of, shoddy.
a.1.Made wholly or in part of shoddy; containing shoddy; as, shoddy cloth; shoddy blankets; hence, colloquially, not genuine; sham; pretentious; as, shoddy aristocracy.
Shoddy inventions designed to bolster up a factitious pride.
- Compton Reade.
2.of poor quality or inferior workmanship.
3.visibly worn or damaged from use; shabby.

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