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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.
It was a scrappy meal because Mary Ann resented getting anything ready after tea, and Mrs.
"I vote tennis," said Freddy, disgusted at the scrappy entertainment.
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.
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.
MITCHELL Santner revealed New Zealand take pride in being a "scrappy side" after winning a number of close encounters during their unbeaten start to the World Cup.
Sergio Aguero was on target as Manchester City restored their one-point lead at the top of the Premier League with a nervous and scrappy 1-0 win over Burnley at Turf Moor on Sunday.
In a tight and scrappy game at Kilmarnock, Rangers should have broken the deadlock after Kirk Broadfoot handled in the box as he fell blocking Scott Arfield's shot.
BBC Tees expert Neil Maddison says it was a scrappy game but it stopped the rot and kept Boro right in the mix.
Linda Arant of Martin, Tennessee, had just finished making her version of Sherri's Scrappy Stars (McCall's Quilting, Nov/Dec 2010) a few days before her May/June 2018 issue arrived.
The Pitmedden side's goals - from Graeme Rodger and Garry Wood - lit up a scrappy contest.
Sweden barged their way into the World Cup quarter-finals when Emil Forsberg's heavily deflected shot gave them a 1-0 win over Switzerland in a scrappy last-16 contest on Tuesday.