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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German schebic, equivalent to Schabe +‎ -ig. Cognate with Middle Dutch schabbich, Middle Low German schabbich, schēvesch (miserable). More at shabby.

AdjectiveEdit

schäbig (comparative schäbiger, superlative am schäbigsten)

  1. shabby, shoddy; dilapidated
  2. sordid, sleazy, tawdry

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