tatters

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tat·ter 1

 (tăt′ər)
n.
1. A torn and hanging piece of cloth; a shred.
2. tatters Torn and ragged clothing; rags.
tr. & intr.v. tat·tered, tat·ter·ing, tat·ters
To make or become ragged.

[Middle English tater, of Scandinavian origin.]

tat·ter 2

 (tăt′ər)
n.
One that makes tatting, especially as a livelihood.

tatters

(ˈtætəz)
pl n
torn or ragged pieces, esp of material
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tatters

plural noun
1. rags, scraps, shreds, bits, pieces, fragments The walls are bare with a few tatters of wallpaper here and there.
in tatters
2. ragged, torn, ripped, tattered, in rags, in shreds His jersey was left in tatters.
3. in ruins, ruined, devastated, finished, destroyed, shattered, in disarray, dead in the water (informal) The economy was in tatters.
Translations
خِرْقَةٌ من الثِّياب
cáryhadry
laser
tötrar, fataræflar
skutaisudriskęsvieni skutai
skrandas
zdrapy
yırtık pırtık elbise

tatters

[ˈtætəz] NPL (= rags) → andrajos mpl, harapos mpl; (= shreds) → jirones mpl
to be in tatters [clothes] → estar hecho jirones (fig) [reputation] → estar hecho trizas; [marriage] → andar muy mal
the coalition is in tattersla coalición anda muy mal

tatters

[ˈtætərz] npl
to be in tatters [clothes] → être en lambeaux
to be in tatters [reputation, career] → être ruiné(e); [economy] → être en ruines

tatters

plLumpen pl, → Fetzen pl; to be in tattersin Fetzen sein or hängen; his jacket hung in tatterssein Jackett war zerrissen or hing ihm in Fetzen vom Leib; his reputation/confidence was in tatterssein Ruf/Selbstbewusstsein war sehr angeschlagen or hatte sehr gelitten

tatters

[ˈtætəz] nplstracci mpl
in tatters → a brandelli, sbrindellato/a

tatters

(ˈtӕtəz) noun plural
torn and ragged pieces. tatters of clothing.
ˈtattered adjective
ragged or torn. a tattered cloak/book.
in tatters
in a torn and ragged condition. His clothes were in tatters.