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Slavery is no more sinful, by the Christian code, than it is sinful to wear a whole coat, while another is in tatters, to eat a better meal than a neighbor, or otherwise to enjoy ease and plenty, while our fellow creatures are suffering and in want.
James F. Cooper

Meaning of "tatters" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TATTERS

tatters  [ˈtætəz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TATTERS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tatters 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 TATTERS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of tatters in the English dictionary

The definition of tatters in the dictionary is torn or ragged pieces, esp of material.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TATTERS


afters
ˈɑːftəz
banisters
ˈbænɪstəz
bitters
ˈbɪtəz
butters
ˈbʌtəz
congratters
kənˈɡrætəz
fajitas
fəˈhiːtəz
gangbusters
ˈɡæŋbʌstəz
headquarters
ˌhɛdˈkwɔːtəz
headwaters
ˈhɛdˌwɔːtəz
hipsters
ˈhɪpstəz
jitters
ˈdʒɪtəz
letters
ˈlɛtəz
Masters
ˈmɑːstəz
Pointers
ˈpɔɪntəz
quarters
ˈkwɔːtəz
secateurs
ˈsɛkətəz
trotters
ˈtrɒtəz
waters
ˈwɔːtəz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TATTERS

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE TATTERS

Angostura bitters
at close quarters
bolt cutters
call letters
close quarters
corporate headquarters
fan letters
fetters
for starters
in tatters
matters
money matters
put up the shutters
Roman letters
Schwitters
the jitters
the Pointers
three quarters
wire cutters
wire-cutters

Synonyms and antonyms of tatters in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «TATTERS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «tatters» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of tatters

Translation of «tatters» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TATTERS

Find out the translation of tatters to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of tatters from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «tatters» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

> 破烂不堪
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

jirones
570 millions of speakers

English

tatters
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

फटे कपड़े
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حالة يرثى لها
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ветошь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

farrapo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ছেঁড়া টুকরা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

loques
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tatters
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Fetzen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ぼろぼろになって
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

누더기
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tatters
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đổ vỡ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சுக்குநூறாகிவிட்டது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Tatters
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

paçavralar
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

brandelli
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Szmata
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ганчір´я
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

zdrențe
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κουρέλια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

flarde
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

spillror
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

filler
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of tatters

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TATTERS»

The term «tatters» is regularly used and occupies the 75.015 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TATTERS» OVER TIME

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

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2 QUOTES WITH «TATTERS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word tatters.
1
James F. Cooper
Slavery is no more sinful, by the Christian code, than it is sinful to wear a whole coat, while another is in tatters, to eat a better meal than a neighbor, or otherwise to enjoy ease and plenty, while our fellow creatures are suffering and in want.
2
Leon Kass
It's very hard to make arguments about the effects of cloning on family relations if family relations are in tatters.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TATTERS»

Discover the use of tatters in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tatters and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Reputation in Tatters
"Freya Carpenter is being destroyed by her vengeful ex-husband, and only PR genius Nash Taylor-Grant can give the beautiful actress her life back.
Maggie Cox, 2011
2
Mr. Luggie Tatters
This is an eight-chapter story about a little mongrel puppy given to an eight-year old boy by his granddad on Christmas day.
Margaret M. Kennedy, 2005
3
Alien Tatters
The writer has been/is being abducted. The writings are the situation's tatters, its tatterings. Inevitably funny (except perhaps to the true believer), the work is also sad and scary. Lights came. My god, blobs. A sneaky little rill.
Clark Coolidge, 2000
4
Flitters, Tatters, and the Counsellor: And Other Sketches - ...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
May Laffan, 2013
5
The Tatters
The. TaTTers. i Cleanly folded paper lying in street A job request for urine I close my eyes A broth of steaming piss Transmission while walking briskly, slightly ruffled Before bed, round butter cakes After bed, devils' food Bright red between ...
Brenda Coultas, 2014
6
A Passion in Tatters: A Novel
A Novel Pender Cudlip. “My dear Ethel, there is no hatchet to bury. I may have appeared less warmly disposed towards you than I felt very often.” “You must have felt coldly indeed, if your manner didn't belie your feeling at times,” Ethel said, ...
Pender Cudlip, 1873
7
Talent in Tatters: Or, Some Vicissitudes in the Life of an ...
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
Hope Wraythe, 2008
8
Navigating the Internet with America Online
Introduces the concepts of the Internet while demonstrating the tools that are available through America Online, covering setup, communication, navigation, locating resources, and using such tools for business and pleasure.
Wes Tatters, 1995
9
Happily Ever After: Tales Told by the Brothers Grimm
TATTERS. Prince Bristlebeard' s. PETRA. If only I'd taken Prince Bristlebeard, this forest would be mine. TATTERS. Get a move on, Missus. [MUSIC: ACTORS create castle, lower drawbridge] PETRA. Whose castle is this, so fair and so fine?
‎1988
10
Tatters: Poems by Bill Brown
Cathie Pelletier Loss and hope often marry, Bill Brown declares, and that relationship, sometimes argumentative, sometimes tender, structures many of his poems.
Bill Brown, Robert Bixby, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TATTERS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term tatters is used in the context of the following news items.
1
The Insiders: The Democrats' doctrine of 'government is the solution …
The Democratic Party's fundamental doctrine that “government is the solution” is in tatters. The failure to produce “shovel-ready” projects, the IRS targeting ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
2
The group-think mob that leaves careers in tatters
It is the pinnacle of free speech — an open, high-speed social networking site where users post snappy, eye-catching news and comment from all around the ... «The Times, Jun 15»
3
How an attempted murder accusation left two major names in …
It has left the relationship between two major names in classical music in tatters. Wigmore Hall has taken the unprecedented step of demanding that the Leipzig ... «The Independent, Jun 15»
4
Andrew Strauss' plans to appoint new England coach in tatters
Andrew Strauss faces a race against time to appoint England's new head coach before the Ashes after the two Australians he had earmarked as the strongest ... «Daily Mail, May 15»
5
Nigel Farage's Westminster dream ends in tatters
Two weeks ago Nigel Farage ended a heavy night of drinking by standing on his chair in a small Italian restaurant and serenading party officials, journalists and ... «Financial Times, May 15»
6
Promising footballer's career in tatters after false rape allegation left …
A promising footballer says his career is ruined after a 16-month ordeal resulted from a false accusation of rape against him. Former Partick Thistle starlet Jordan ... «mirror.co.uk, Apr 15»
7
George Osborne's boasts about recovery in tatters as economy stalls …
George Osborne's boasts about economic recovery are in tatters after figures revealed it has dramatically stalled, just days before the election. But the deluded ... «mirror.co.uk, Apr 15»
8
Palace leave City's title bid in tatters
London (AFP) - Manchester City's Premier League title defence is in tatters after a surprise 2-1 defeat at Crystal Palace left the champions nine points adrift of ... «Business Insider, Apr 15»
9
Conservative hopes ​of claiming Dudley North lie in tatters
Conservative hopes lie in tatters. Party sources indicated that the secret recordings of Amin's discussions, published by the Mail on Sunday, with the English ... «The Guardian, Mar 15»
10
Bill Galvin should worry about public records, not primary funding
The Massachusetts open records law is in tatters. One of the weakest in the nation, it's even weaker now that Galvin's office has decided that — unlike in most ... «Boston Globe, Mar 15»

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