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Adjective: shoddy (shoddier,shoddiest)  shó-dee
  1. Cheap and shoddy
    "shoddy moviemaking...that feeds on the low taste of the mob";
    - cheapjack [N. Amer], tawdry
     
  2. Of inferior workmanship and materials
    "mean little shoddy houses";
    - jerry-built
     
  3. Designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently
    "shoddy business practices";
    - deceptive, misleading
Noun: shoddy  shó-dee
  1. Reclaimed wool fibre

Derived forms: shoddies, shoddier, shoddiest

See also: dishonest, dishonorable [US], dishonourable [Brit, Cdn], inferior, weak

Type of: wool

Encyclopedia: Shoddy