Definition of ramshackle:
unsound, jumbled, decrepit, beat-up, condemned, beaten-up, neglectful, down-at-heel, bedraggled, better, broken-down, anyhow, abandoned, scrubby, draggled, tatterdemalion, tumble-down, remiss, messy, deserted, disordered, delinquent, flea-bitten, creaky, woebegone, all over the place, derelict, rumpled, straggly, ruinous, disorderly, weak, dilapidated, tattered, tumbledown, decaying, run-down, untidy, do for, rickety, unsteady, rundown, damaged.
- "Tom Slade at Black Lake", Percy Keese Fitzhugh.
- "Castles in the Air", Baroness Emmuska Orczy.
It was a kind of morbid dread of the institution she had left which had conjured that ramshackle old bridge up on the highway into an ominous voice of warning, She hated the bridge and dreaded it as a thing haunted.- "Pee-wee Harris", Percy Keese Fitzhugh.