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Meaning of "tatterdemalion" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TATTERDEMALION

From tatter + -demalion, of uncertain origin.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TATTERDEMALION

tatterdemalion  [ˌtætədɪˈmeɪljən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TATTERDEMALION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tatterdemalion is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TATTERDEMALION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Tatterdemalion

Tatterdemalion is a fictional character and supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe, who wore gloves either coated with or secreting a chemical agent which dissolved any material composed of paper, such as dollar bills. His appearance suggested that he was homeless, and he was apparently insane, which presumably explains why he would want to destroy currency.

Definition of tatterdemalion in the English dictionary

The definition of tatterdemalion in the dictionary is a person dressed in ragged clothes.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TATTERDEMALION


alien
ˈeɪljən
billion
ˈbɪljən
Brazilian
brəˈzɪljən
carillon
kəˈrɪljən
Castilian
kæˈstɪljən
civilian
sɪˈvɪljən
cotillon
kəˈtɪljən
gazillion
ɡəˈzɪljən
jillion
ˈdʒɪljən
million
ˈmɪljən
multibillion
ˈmʌltɪˈbɪljən
multimillion
ˈmʌltɪˈmɪljən
pavilion
pəˈvɪljən
postillion
pɒˈstɪljən
quintillion
kwɪnˈtɪljən
tatterdemallion
ˌtætədɪˈmeɪljən
trillion
ˈtrɪljən
vermilion
vəˈmɪljən
vermillion
vəˈmɪljən
zillion
ˈzɪljən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TATTERDEMALION

tatted
tatter
tatterdemallion
tattered
tatters
tattersall
Tattersall´s
tattie
tattie-bogle
tattie-peelin
tattier
tatties
tattiest
tattily
tattiness
tatting
tattle
tattler
tattletale
tattlingly

WORDS THAT END LIKE TATTERDEMALION

antlion
battalion
bullion
dandelion
Deucalion
ganglion
hellion
Heraklion
lion
medallion
mountain lion
Operation Sealion
Pygmalion
rebellion
sea lion
stallion
talion
the Great Rebellion
triskelion
vocalion

Synonyms and antonyms of tatterdemalion in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «tatterdemalion» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TATTERDEMALION

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The translations of tatterdemalion from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «tatterdemalion» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

褴褛
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

andrajosa
570 millions of speakers

English

tatterdemalion
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चिथड़ेपोश
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شخص رث الملابس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Tatterdemalion
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tatterdemalion
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নেকড়া-পরা লোক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

épouvantail
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tatterdemalion
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

tatterdemalion
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

tatterdemalion
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

누더기 옷
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tatterdemalion
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

người ăn mày rách rưới
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

tatterdemalion
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

टॅटर्डेमेलियन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tatterdemalion
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tatterdemalion
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

golec
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Tatterdemalion
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

calic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

tatterdemalion
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vagebond
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tatterdemalion
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tatterdemalion
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of tatterdemalion

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TATTERDEMALION»

The term «tatterdemalion» is normally little used and occupies the 131.477 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TATTERDEMALION» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «tatterdemalion» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «tatterdemalion» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about tatterdemalion

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TATTERDEMALION»

Discover the use of tatterdemalion in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tatterdemalion and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Tatterdemalion
Deep runs the world of magic—and desire.
Anah Crow, Dianne Fox, 2010
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Tatterdemalion
This is the amazing story of a man trapped in a mad, fantasy world that begins to change against his will.
Ray Succre, 2008
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Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: Stra to Z
8 5 Tatterdemalion. 3. (colloquial). — An abbreviation of 'tattoo.' Tit for tat. See Tit. Ta-ta, intj. (common).— A salutation ; * Good-bye' ! 18 ITI. Stevenson, Treat. 0/ Fran- chord. And so, ta-ta ! I might as well have stayed away for any good I have ...
John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley, 1904
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Articles on Fictional Characters from Nevada, Including: ...
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Hephaestus Books, 2011
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Fictional Characters from Nevad: Bobby Munson, Carlo Rizzi, ...
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Books, LLC, General Books LLC, 2010
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Lord Lytton's Novels: What will he do with it?
The policeman eyes the tatterdemal-ion instinctively, then turns his glance towards the solitary defenceless gentleman in advance, and walks on, keeping himself between the two. The tatterdemalion stifles an impatient curse. Bo his purpose ...
Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, 1875
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Tatterdemalion: The Veracious Tale of How Buffalo Bill's ...
Vividly narrated by Cody's young official cinematographer Scott Carson, Tatterdemalion is the tale of how Buffalo Bill's posse, aided by Sigmund Freud, Arthur Conan-Doyle and his real-life Baker Street Irregulars pursued history's most ...
Robert Crawford, 2014
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The Caxton Novels: What will he do with it?
The policeman turns sharply round. There, at the corner near the learned Clubhouse, halts the tatterdemalion. Towards the tatterdemalion the policeman now advances quickly. The tatterdemalion is quicker still, — fled like a guilty thought.
Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, 1892
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From Krakow to Krypton: Jews and Comic Books
He avenges his father's death at first, because gangsters had gone after him. And his costume was made up of different rags and tatters. We called him the ' Tatterdemalion of Crime.'” But in this series, Ragman's Judaism wasn't really explored; ...
Arie Kaplan, 2010
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The British Novelists: With an Essay, and Prefaces, ...
never seen such a filthy tatterdemalion, and bid him begone; observing, that he would fill the room full of vermin. — Her brother darted a significant glance at her, as she retired with Liddyinto another apartment ; and then asked the man if he ...
Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia), 1820

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TATTERDEMALION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term tatterdemalion is used in the context of the following news items.
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Good Neighbor of the Week: Tim Macy
He is involved with a new movie he co-wrote, “Tatterdemalion,” about the plight of unwanted children that is set in the Ozarks. He will spend a month in the ... «Neosho Daily News, Jul 15»
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Edinburgh festival 2015: 10 comedy acts to watch
6. Tatterdemalion. Assembly Roxy, 5.45pm, 5-31 August Fans of late-night anarcho-puppetry may fondly remember Boris & Sergey's Vaudevillian Adventure, ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
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Music books round-up: A trip from generation Jazz to the Beat …
Revolver Records was situated close to the city's edgy, tatterdemalion St Paul's area, where night and day a bass-heavy reggae sound pulsed from street ... «The Independent, Apr 15»
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New York Odyssey
Piano's museum stands at the southern end of the High Line and hard by the Hudson River, in what remains of the tatterdemalion meatpacking district. It looms ... «The New Yorker, Apr 15»
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French emperor Napoléon Bonaparte sent his wife the most …
You are a good for nothing, very ungraceful, very tactless, very tatterdemalion. […] I hope that before long I shall clasp you in my arms, and cover you with a ... «Yahoo Singapore News, Feb 15»
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REVIEW | Tatterdemalion
His career experiences are good training for his marvelous little Tatterdemalion, and especially for performing it to a young couple, two twenty-something girls, ... «The West Australian, Feb 15»
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Where Tatterdemalion lacks polish, it overflows with genuine …
The word 'tatterdemalion' means tattered or dilapidated, or more specifically, an individual in tattered or ragged clothes. Tatterdemalion carries the raggedness ... «ArtsHub, Feb 15»
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Documentary Evidence on Display
Some images that will be familiar to many viewers: a survivor clutching a liberator's hand to her face; the tatterdemalion parade of twins no longer subjected to ... «Jewish Exponent, Jan 15»
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Cats (London Palladium)
... that song of lifts and lobbies can still sound fresh and new-minted); she's an imposing, vampish presence, swathed in her tatterdemalion togs and making a lot ... «WhatsOnStage.com, Dec 14»
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What happened to the glamour of air travel?
And fashion designer Nili Lotan said a seven-hour flight is not an excuse to roll up to the airport looking like a tatterdemalion. But for some travelers, it's difficult to ... «Boston Globe, Sep 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Tatterdemalion [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/tatterdemalion>. Jan 2021 ».
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