shoddy

[shod-ee]
adjective, shoddier, shoddiest.
1.
of poor quality or inferior workmanship: a shoddy bookcase.
2.
intentionally rude or inconsiderate; shabby: shoddy behavior.
noun, plural shoddies.
3.
a fibrous material obtained by shredding unfelted rags or waste. Compare mungo.
4.
anything inferior, especially a handmade item or manufactured product.

Origin:
1825–35; origin uncertain

shoddily, adverb
shoddiness, noun
half-shoddy, adjective
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shoddy (ˈʃɒdɪ)
 
adj , -dier, -diest
1.  imitating something of better quality
2.  of poor quality; trashy
3.  made of shoddy material
 
n , -dier, -diest, -dies
4.  a yarn or fabric made from wool waste or clippings
5.  anything of inferior quality that is designed to simulate superior quality
 
[C19: of unknown origin]
 
'shoddily
 
adv
 
'shoddiness
 
n

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Word Origin & History

shoddy
1862, "having a delusive appearance of high quality," from earlier noun meaning "wool made of woolen waste, old rags, etc." (1832), of uncertain origin.
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Example sentences
Some of the companies have been criticized for overcharging, shoddy work and
  incomplete projects.
No, no information of other scholars involved, and the emails was written in
  pretty shoddy language.
And in the lab, these five-legged spiders built shoddy webs.
Shoddy equipment, questionable billing practices and suspicious hiring.
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