ветхий; полуразрушенный; полуразвалившийся; неряшливо одетый; неопрятный
- Some were dilapidated, others restored, some hideous, others glorious.
- Frank Miller, the writer responsible for The Dark Knight Returns (and the script for Robocop 2 ) teams up with Watchmen artist Dave Gibbons for the bi-monthly comic Give Me Liberty , a politically sussed futuristic take on the dilapidated American Dream.
- The Resolution Trust Corporation, the federal agency that takes over bust thrifts, also has a multi-billion junk-bond portfolio that came with its dilapidated charges.
- Now, at a cost of around 7 million, he has, and the dilapidated eight-storey warehouse has become the Tribeca Film Centre, a tailor-made prestige base for De Niro's company, and other East Coast film types: Brian De Palma has offices there, as do Miramax, the independent company that produced sex, lies and videotape .
- The houses were even meaner than those in Wolverton, and much more dilapidated.
- Under an agreement with the mostly Pakistani residents, the trust bought for 1 each the dilapidated Grade II-listed homes, dating from 1848-;51, after they had been threatened with demolition.
- Shiny new BMWs were lined up for sale on the forecourt of what I took to be a condemned block of woefully austere flats, with a dilapidated factory next door.
- Only the dilapidated roads remind the visitor that this is Eastern Europe.
- Small took the wheel of a dilapidated pick-up, while two men knelt behind the cab with shotguns.
- In the metropolis, its seats were largely dilapidated older boroughs; it held none of the thriving suburban seats or commuter constituencies.
- Seven years ago, needing more space for their family (two daughters, currently both art students) and their work, they decided to move, and to take on a rather dilapidated but unrestored farmhouse.
- My Trial , Cave and the Bad Seeds were staging their own dilapidated equivalents to "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" and "Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart", in the gently obliterating, slowly gathering, morose grandeur of "Sad Waters" and "Stranger Than Kindness".
- The landlord is abroad and the caretaker seems to have no power to maintain these dilapidated premises.