Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun shoddy

1 sense of shoddy

Sense 1
shoddy -- (reclaimed wool fiber)
       => wool -- (fiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving)

Antonyms of adj shoddy

3 senses of shoddy

Sense 1
cheapjack, shoddy, tawdry -- (cheap and shoddy; "cheapjack moviemaking...that feeds on the low taste of the mob"- Judith Crist)

INDIRECT (VIA inferior) -> superior -- (of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students")

Sense 2
jerry-built, shoddy -- (of inferior workmanship and materials; "mean little jerry-built houses")

INDIRECT (VIA weak) -> strong -- (having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man")

Sense 3
deceptive, misleading, shoddy -- (designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently; "the deceptive calm in the eye of the storm"; "deliberately deceptive packaging"; "a misleading similarity"; "statistics can be presented in ways that are misleading"; "shoddy business practices")

INDIRECT (VIA dishonest) -> honest, honorable -- (not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent; "honest lawyers"; "honest reporting")

Similarity of adj shoddy

3 senses of shoddy

Sense 1
cheapjack, shoddy, tawdry -- (cheap and shoddy; "cheapjack moviemaking...that feeds on the low taste of the mob"- Judith Crist)
       => inferior (vs. superior) -- (of low or inferior quality)

Sense 2
jerry-built, shoddy -- (of inferior workmanship and materials; "mean little jerry-built houses")
       => weak (vs. strong) -- (wanting in physical strength; "a weak pillar")

Sense 3
deceptive, misleading, shoddy -- (designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently; "the deceptive calm in the eye of the storm"; "deliberately deceptive packaging"; "a misleading similarity"; "statistics can be presented in ways that are misleading"; "shoddy business practices")
       => dishonest (vs. honest), dishonorable -- (deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive)

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