Definition of 'shoddy'
Example sentences containing 'shoddy'
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And experts warned the shoddy products are putting consumers at risk. The Sun (2007)Complaints about delivery failures and shoddy or incorrect goods are on the rise. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But there are concerns that rushing the scheme will result in shoddy workmanship and badly designed schools. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It quickly admitted the shoddy service you have received. The Sun (2016)They turn a blind eye to shoddy work or essays downloaded from the internet. The Sun (2006)That was a pretty shoddy first half. The Sun (2014)It has refunded your money and also apologises for shoddy service. The Sun (2015)No longer would we have to put up with being overcharged by plumbers for shoddy work. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Her standards were high and there was no room for shoddy work produced in haste. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He now faces having to spend thousands of pounds to repair the shoddy work. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That seems pretty shoddy to me. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You've received a full refund and an apology for shoddy service. The Sun (2015)That said, it is a pretty shoddy piece of writing. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We urge people to switch - do not let the suppliers get away with shoddy service. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It also offered 70 compensation for the shoddy service. The Sun (2014)And because artists need money, they were forced to take services that were expensive and often shoddy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Your shoddy workmanship will soon be exposed if your bridges aren't strong enough and the monkeys remain trapped. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The problem is that the Government is rarely at the forefront of technological advances and therefore is liable to be sold shoddy goods. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A This is a shocking tale of shoddy treatment by a massive firm causing you misery. The Sun (2015)Technically, it's a pretty shoddy show. The Sun (2013)Guilds also tried to guarantee good workmanship, so that consumers would not have to worry about shoddy quality on the part of some unscrupulous profit seeker. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)
Trends of 'shoddy'
Used Occasionally. shoddy is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'shoddy'
British English: shoddy ADJECTIVE
Shoddy work or a shoddy product has been done or made carelessly or badly.
I'm normally quick to complain about shoddy service.
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