1 bit, piece, rag, scrap, shred
2 in tatters down at heel, in rags, in shreds, ragged, ripped, tattered, threadbare, torn
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1 n-plural Clothes that are intatters are badly torn in several places, so that pieces can easily come off.
usu in N
His jersey was left in tatters.
2 n-plural If you say that something such as a plan or a person's state of mind is intatters, you are emphasizing that it is weak, has suffered a lot of damage, and is likely to fail completely.
usu in N (emphasis)
The economy is in tatters.
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