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Word of the Day – Tatterdemalion

By May 20, 2015Word of the Day

Tatterdemalion (adj)


Dilapidated, unkempt, tattered and uncared for. Also (noun) an unkempt person.

Just say it a few times, it rolls off the tongue brilliantly.

Example sentences

“Despite all the rehearsing the children put on a tatterdemalion display.”

“No one has lived there for years making the tatterdemalion surroundings seem eerie.”

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