1. tattered

adjective. ['ˈtætɝd'] worn to shreds; or wearing torn or ragged clothing.


  • worn


  • saved
  • hot


  • tatered (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Tattered

  • splattered
  • spattered
  • scattered
  • flattered
  • shattered
  • pattered
  • mattered
  • battered
  • attard

How do you pronounce tattered?

Pronounce tattered as ˈtætərd.

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Sentences with tattered

1. Verb, past participle
Prune away dead foliage and stems in the spring that did not survive winter or look tattered.

2. Verb, past tense
Folk tales often described him as shoeless and wearing tattered or threadbare clothes and a tin hat.

3. Adjective
This will give it a tattered, worn look.

Quotes about tattered

1. I am my heart’s undertaker. Daily I go and retrieve its tattered remains, place them delicately into its little coffin, and bury it in the depths of my memory, only to have to do it all again tomorrow.
- Emilie Autumn, The Asylum for Wayward Victorian Girls

2. Stranger, pause and look;From the dust of agesLift this little book,Turn the tattered pages,Read me, do not let me die!Search the fading letters findingSteadfast in the broken bindingAll that once was I!
- Edna St. Vincent Millay, Collected Poems

3. I peered deeper and found my soul. A little tattered and with some holes, but there all the same. It had always been there, I realized with shock.
- Maria V. Snyder, Poison Study

2. tattered

adjective. ['ˈtætɝd'] ruined or disrupted.


  • shattered


  • undamaged
  • rested


  • tatered (Middle English (1100-1500))