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Synonyms for shanty

an ugly, squalid dwelling

Synonyms for shanty

small crude shelter used as a dwelling

a rhythmical work song originally sung by sailors

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"Where is this shanty, as you call it?" she asked him.
And so he did not like Zdrzhinski's tale, nor did he like Zdrzhinski himself who, with his mustaches extending over his cheeks, bent low over the face of his hearer, as was his habit, and crowded Rostov in the narrow shanty. Rostov looked at him in silence.
She called on Apolinario, 74, to help her put out the fire, but it had already spread fast to the rest of their shanty. Both suffered burns in trying to put out the fire.
The fire burnt down his shanty after originating from the centre of the slum, Shahadat said.
A police official said the fire first erupted in a shanty which later spread and engulfed 19 others in the row.
Why sailors go to shanty town SEA shanties are work songs which helped to ease the burden of back-breaking toil in the days of sail.
Probers said Rodriguez was seen running away from a shanty where a gunshot was heard by police officers who were preparing to stage a sting to catch him.
Summary: Delhi [India] Nov 8: Two children of a family were charred to death and two more siblings gravely injured after a fire broke out in a shanty on Diwali night at Desh Bandhu Gupta road area in the capital city.
andRobina Parveen admitted to Punjab Institute of Mental Health, Team Aleem Khan to arrange permanent residence for her as well LAHORE:Taking notice of news item published in Pakistan Today, Punjab Senior Minister Aleem Khan has announced the provision of medical treatment, shelter and a monthly stipend for an old poet, leading a miserable life while being forced to live in a makeshift shanty near Chauburji.
The 100-year-old property on the Llyn peninsula - known as The Shanty - was bought in 2016 for PS2.2m, making it the most expensive home in Wales that year.
The 100-year-old 'The Shanty' property was bought in 2016 for PS2.2m - thought to have been the most expensive home sold in Wales that year.
Concerned over the mushroom growth of shanty towns, the dilapidated condition of parks and pollen allergy caused by paper mulberry, the councillors asked for concrete measures to address these issues.
Similarly, a small shanty town placed on the surface of a overhead bridge located in Nazimabad locality where dozen of shanties were gutted while fire tenders rushed the spot and managed to extinguish the fire after two hours.
YATTA, West Bank, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- In an act to defy Israeli settlers' attempts to sallow more Palestinian lands, the Bedouin populace of the town of Yatta, south of the West Bank, started to dwelled in shanty towns they made on the ruins of their old houses.