Tatty vs Dilapidated - What's the difference?

tatty | dilapidated |


As adjectives the difference between tatty and dilapidated

is that tatty is dilapidated, distressed, worn-out, torn while dilapidated is having fallen into a state of disrepair or deterioration, especially through neglect.

As a noun tatty

is (northern england|geordie|slang) potato.

As a verb dilapidated is

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tatty

English

Noun

(tatties)
  • (Northern England, Geordie, slang) potato
  • Adjective

    (er)
  • Dilapidated, distressed, worn-out, torn
  • The tramp wore a tatty old overcoat.

    See also

    * tatty bye ----

    dilapidated

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having fallen into a state of disrepair or deterioration, especially through neglect
  • Synonyms

    * beat * beat up * beaten up * bedraggled * broken-down * ramshackle * ruinous * rundown * tatterdemalion * tumbledown