What does the word shoddy mean?

Usage examples for shoddy

  1. And all the time a number of the conventional Liberals were denouncing Mr. Rhodes for his shoddy Imperialism! – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  2. It is shoddy, and artificial and false! – The Cricket by Marjorie Cooke
  3. And these disturbances and deviations, rhetoric and the sacrifice of rhythm to shoddy rhyme, appear more often than the thematic outline itself emerges. – Aspects of Literature by J. Middleton Murry