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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Clipping of potato.

NounEdit

tatty (plural tatties)

  1. (Scotland, Northern England, Geordie, slang) potato

Etymology 2Edit

From tatter +‎ -y.

AdjectiveEdit

tatty (comparative tattier, superlative tattiest)

  1. Tattered; dilapidated, distressed, worn-out, torn
    The tramp wore a tatty old overcoat.

TranslationsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Hindi.

NounEdit

tatty (plural tatties)

  1. (India) A woven mat or screen hung at a door or window and kept wet to moisten and cool the air as it enters.

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ScotsEdit

NounEdit

tatty (plural tatties)

  1. Alternative form of tattie