Showing signs of wear and tear or neglect
Two rolled from his place on the concrete floor in the corner and unwrapped the ratty blanket he used to keep himself warm.
She had on these ratty hot pants in the middle of Winter.
Are you tired of your cold hardwood floors, or the old, ratty wall-to-wall carpeting that's laid down in a room or all through your home?
You can't just walk around in an old Beavis and Butthead t-shirt from the 90s and a pair of ratty blue jeans between button-ups and suits.
Being moody and irritable - easily upset, ' ratty ' or tearful becoming withdrawn - avoiding friends, family and regular activities.