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scruff·y

 (skrŭf′ē)
adj. scruff·i·er, scruff·i·est
1. Shabby; untidy.
2. Chiefly British Scaly; scabby.

[From obsolete scruff, scurf, variant of scurf; see scurf.]

scruff′i·ly adv.
scruff′i·ness n.

scruffy

(ˈskrʌfɪ)
adj, scruffier or scruffiest
unkempt or shabby

scruff•y

(ˈskrʌf i)

adj. scruff•i•er, scruff•i•est.
untidy; shabby.
[1870–75; earlier, covered with scurf; scruff, metathetic variant of scurf]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.scruffy - shabby and untidy; "a surge of ragged scruffy children"; "he was soiled and seedy and fragrant with gin"- Mark Twain
worn - affected by wear; damaged by long use; "worn threads on the screw"; "a worn suit"; "the worn pockets on the jacket"

scruffy

adjective shabby, untidy, ragged, run-down, messy, sloppy (informal), seedy, squalid, tattered, tatty, unkempt, disreputable, scrubby (Brit. informal), grungy, slovenly, mangy, sluttish, slatternly, ungroomed, frowzy, ill-groomed, draggletailed (archaic) a young man, pale, scruffy and untidy
neat, tidy, spruce, smart, chic, well-dressed, dapper, natty, well-groomed, well-turned-out, soigné or soignée

scruffy

adjective
Showing signs of wear and tear or neglect:
Informal: tacky.
Slang: ratty.
Idioms: all the worse for wear, gone to pot, past cure.
Translations
قَذِر، رَث
zanedbaný
nusset
ápolatlan
druslulegur
apskretęsprišnerkštas
nekārtīgsnetīrs
pis ve dağınık

scruffy

[ˈskrʌfɪ] ADJ (scruffier (compar) (scruffiest (superl))) [person, appearance] → desaliñado, dejado; [clothes] → desaliñado; [building] → destartalado
he looks scruffytiene aspecto descuidado

scruffy

[ˈskrʌfi] adj [person, appearance] → débraillé(e); [clothes, jeans,] → dépenaillé(e); [hair] → hirsute; [flat, street] → miteux/euse

scruffy

adj (+er) (inf)gammelig (inf); person, clothes alsoschlampig (inf); park, cityverlottert (inf), → verwahrlost

scruffy

[ˈskrʌfɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (person, clothes, appearance) → trasandato/a, sciatto/a; (building) → squallido/a; (paintwork) → malandato/a

scruffy

(ˈskrafi) adjective
dirty and untidy. a scruffy person; Their house is a bit scruffy.
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