shoddy

Part of speech: adjective

Made of or containing shoddy; sham.

Part of speech: noun

Fiber or cloth made of shredded woolen rags; sham.

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Usage examples "shoddy":

  1. And all the time a number of the conventional Liberals were denouncing Mr. Rhodes for his shoddy Imperialism! - "The Adventure of Living", John St. Loe Strachey.
  2. It is shoddy, and artificial and false! - "The Cricket", 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", J. Middleton Murry.