Translation of tattered in Spanish:


hecho jirones, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈtatəd//ˈtædərd/


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    (clothes) hecho jirones
    (pride/image) destrozado
    a tattered old tramp un viejo vagabundo harapiento / andrajoso
    • Among them were both female and male, clothed in tattered dark garb, skin pale and sometimes scarred in the case of the males.
    • Rich men with tailored suits knelt by poor men in tattered clothes.
    • Discovered under his bed after his death, they hang here tattered and torn.
    • They didn't provide much shelter, she noted, still soaked from the rain and with streaks of mud on her face and tattered clothes.
    • I walk away cautiously, tip toeing along the path, aware of the many holes in my tattered hiking boots.
    • Absinthe and tattered clothes are no longer the attributes of the new.
    • On a main road leading north of Kabul, another refugee pushed a cart piled high with pots and pans, a metal trunk and a few tattered carpets.
    • The tattered clothes of the majority of shoeless, rural and urban poor are outward signs of the poverty they endure.
    • Sitting in his second-floor office down the tattered end of Islington, north London, he promises real change.
    • Within days the original manuscripts arrived at his home - tattered, torn, pale and faded.
    • Many of the poor ride bicycles, wear old and sometimes tattered clothing, and live in thatched homes.
    • Mr Haw's collection of tattered banners covers 60 feet, and is an eyesore.
    • The South African flag is tattered and faded, is usually wrapped around the flagpole and looks a sorry sight.
    • The labourers were in a bad condition, with tattered clothes and worn-out expressions.
    • From her tattered old dress and boots full of holes, Josie knew this girl must not have much money.
    • A sigh of accomplishment escaped from my mouth as I finally pulled out an old book, tattered and torn.
    • He would find his clothes tattered and torn and his belongings smashed.
    • Four teens ran down the dirt path of a town, their clothes tattered and patched, but not dirty.
    • Spin and weave every day, for our Mother is in tattered weeds and a poor mother needs clothes to cover her sores.
    • I wouldn't mind if the flag was tattered and torn - I would be happy to buy a new one.