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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.
References in classic literature ?
That was the question I used to put to my scrappy retirements.
In the scrappy back garden of the MacNabs which ran down towards the sand, two black, barren-looking trees stood up like demon hands held up in astonishment, and as Mrs MacNab ran down the street to meet them with lean hands similarly spread, and her fierce face in shadow, she was a little like a demon herself.
I vote tennis," said Freddy, disgusted at the scrappy entertainment.
It was a scrappy meal because Mary Ann resented getting anything ready after tea, and Mrs.
In the rapidly darkening room and rapidly rising wind, Brown went along the table to where a bundle of wax candles lay among the other scrappy exhibits.
It was a scrappy goal to lose but I was delighted with the effort tried to play.
Rebecca Silbaugh's Seems Like Scrappy : The Look You Love with Fat Quarters and Precuts (9781604685855 $22.
Hanley produced his best four quarters of the seasonon his return from a hamstring injury lay-off, collecting 33 possessions (19 kicks and 14 handballs) and six marks, but he couldn't prevent his side from losing a scrappy game 70-49 "Our effort was good but we couldn't quite take our changes going forward," Brisbane coach Justin Leppitsch said.
CHICAGO, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Scrappy, a two-year old Irish Terrier mix whose been a resident at Found Chicago dog rescue since March, is in serious condition with K-9 influenza -- an epidemic sweeping through Chicago since Easter that has already claimed the lives of six dogs and infected more than 1,000, according to the Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control.
But I bet if you asked any of the players, they'd happily accept a scrappy showing and a narrow win - even if it's a lucky win.
Brasilia: Haris Seferovic struck a stoppage time winner as Switzerland fought back from a goal down to claim a thrilling last-gasp 2-1 win over Ecuador in a scrappy but entertaining World Cup Group E opener on Sunday.
Nicky Byrne's scrappy and obviously James McAvoy's scrappy," said Robbie.