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scrap·py 1

 (skrăp′ē)
adj. scrap·pi·er, scrap·pi·est
Composed of scraps; fragmentary: scrappy evidence.

scrap′pi·ly adv.
scrap′pi·ness n.

scrap·py 2

 (skrăp′ē)
adj. scrap·pi·er, scrap·pi·est
1. Quarrelsome; contentious. See Synonyms at argumentative.
2. Full of fighting spirit.

scrap′pi·ly adv.
scrap′pi·ness n.

scrappy

(ˈskræpɪ)
adj, -pier or -piest
fragmentary; disjointed
ˈscrappily adv
ˈscrappiness n

scrappy

(ˈskræpɪ)
adj, -pier or -piest
informal pugnacious

scrap•py1

(ˈskræp i)

adj. -pi•er, -pi•est.
made up of scraps.

scrap•py2

(ˈskræp i)

adj. -pi•er, -pi•est.
Informal. fond of fighting.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.scrappy - full of fighting spirit; "a scrappy admiral"
aggressive - having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends; "an aggressive businessman"; "an aggressive basketball player"; "he was aggressive and imperious; positive in his convictions"; "aggressive drivers"

scrappy

scrappy

adjective
Translations
مُؤَلَّف من قِطَع غَيْر مُتَجانِسَه
připravený ze zbytků
maradékokból összeszedett
ósamstæîur; úr hinu og òessu
pripravený zo zvyškov

scrappy

[ˈskræpɪ] ADJ (scrappier (compar) (scrappiest (superl))) [essay etc] → deshilvanado; [knowledge, education] → incompleto; [meal] → hecho con sobras

scrappy

[ˈskræpi] adj [game, performance, film, novel] → brouillon(ne)
The second half was a scrappy affair → La deuxième mi-temps a été plutôt brouillonne.scrap value n
Its scrap value is £10 → À la casse cela vaut 10 livres.

scrappy

adj (+er) (= disjointed)zusammengestückelt, zusammengestoppelt (inf); knowledgelückenhaft; football matchorientierungslos; a scrappy goalein Zufallstor nt

scrappy

[ˈskræpɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (essay) → senza capocoda; (knowledge, education) → lacunoso/a; (meal) → arrangiato/a

scrap1

(skrӕp) noun
1. a small piece or fragment. a scrap of paper.
2. (usually in plural) a piece of food left over after a meal. They gave the scraps to the dog.
3. waste articles that are only valuable for the material they contain. The old car was sold as scrap; (also adjective) scrap metal.
4. a picture etc for sticking into a scrapbook.
verbpast tense, past participle scrapped
to discard. They scapped the old television set; She decided to scrap the whole plan.
ˈscrappy adjective
made up of bits and pieces. a scrappy meal.
ˈscrappily adverb
ˈscrappiness noun
ˈscrapbook noun
a book with blank pages on which to stick pictures etc. The actor kept a scrapbook of newspaper cuttings about his career.
scrap heap
a heap of waste material, unwanted objects etc.
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Kompany his goal Chelsea's captain John Terry was replaced by Kurt Zouma during the break as Mourinho tried to tighten up, and the game became scrappier as Chelsea tried to up the tempo with Eden Hazard coming more into the game and Ivanovic whipping in a dangerous cross.
The game became scrappier but City wrapped up the points as Kompany headed home from a David Silva free-kick 11 minutes from time and Yaya Toure set up Fernandinho six minutes later.
But even the supposedly formidable Bush name was not enough to convince younger, scrappier candidates to step aside.
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Herrera's campaign has fashioned itself as a scrappier contrast with some of the big money and high-profile endorsements that have flowed to Minjarez.
Brands can range from internationally recognized ones to younger and scrappier companies with demonstrated traction in local or regional markets.
The game descended into an even scrappier spectacle at the start of the second half, although Santiago Vergini sent a free header wide from a Larsson corner just after the hour mark.
ADAM LALLANA 6 Started nicely and provided some smart touches, but faded as the game became scrappier.
After his good showing in Doha Warren is now 30 under for his last five rounds and he told Sky Sports News: "It was very good from the fairways but scrappier than I would have wanted off the tees.
The game got scrappier before the break, but Blaine Hudson threw himself in the way of Tomlinson's 44th minute drive to keep it 1-0 at halftime.
Dale took the first three frames of the day with breaks of 75, 65 and 64 before claiming a slightly scrappier encounter to go into the mid-session interval just two behind.