scrappy

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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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Solskjaer has previously encouraged the United forward to score scrappier goals in addition to the stylish strikes he is known for.
That's what they said, they will be a scrappier team this year and they showed it today," said Fernandez.
The middle period was a scrappier and tighter affair with both teams trading a few penalties.
No matter how hard it tried, Timothy Christian could not overpower the smaller and scrappier Regina Dominican.
Both sides appeared to have run themselves into the ground over the first 60 minutes as the tempo dropped and play became even scrappier.
The second half was a bit scrappier than the first with both teams wanting to find a second and not concede one themselves.
The second half was a scrappier affair but an Ethan Davies penalty and corner try for replacement Joe Miles sealed the win for the Scarlets, with Lawrence claiming a late consolation for the Blues.
Though the Range Rover is "unashamedly on-road" (to quote some of the marketing across the pond), it boasts all the might and muscle of its scrappier forebear--enough to climb the 999 steps of China's Heaven's Gate, as shown above.
"The conditions probably made the derby a bit scrappier than we would have liked at times but the lads fought brilliantly.