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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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If it takes 95 minutes to get a 1-0 and it's been a bit scrappier than we'd have liked, we have to be pragmatic enough to accept it might be what gets us closer to where we want to be.
The second half proved even scrappier, with two bouts of fisticuffs and Wire's Mike Cooper put on report for appearing to kick out in the tackle.
But they failed to punish the Cumbrians during their good spell, and were beaten by a Sam Cosgrove header in a scrappier second period.
As dramatic as Hudson Square is in black and gray, it looks equally striking when done in a scrappier fashion, such as this version made with the Hello Jane collection by Allison Harris for Windham Fabrics.
It's a bit scrappier than its better-funded brethren.
Triangle-Squares make me happy, and the scrappier the better
Billed as "The American Art Fair of Brussels," it was partly inspired by the scrappier artist-organized shows and fairs--which, he thinks, "look more like garage sales"--that frequently crop up in New York and other cities with high concentrations of artists.
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He won't have scored a scrappier goal than his first-half leveller , after what can only be described as an absolute howler by Birmingham keeper Adam Legzdins.
Suarez's fourth goal was scrappier, following his shot in on the rebound after being denied by Deportivo goalkeeper Manu.