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shambly

adjective derivation
Appearing or seeming disorganized, messy, crude, or undignified. Similar in definition and usage to the idiomatic phrase "in shambles." Also characterized by a negative or derisive connotation.
 
"Oh dear, the dance floor at that public party was so shambly."
Etymology : Derivation of "shamble" (verb), meaning "to walk with a shuffling gait," appended with the suffix "-y" meaning "being characterized by" the root morpheme.
Source : Conversation with friend. 19 November 2013.
Last modified: 25 November 2013


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