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v. scuffed, scuff·ing, scuffs
To scrape the feet while walking; shuffle.
1. To scrape with the feet.
2. To shuffle or shift (the feet), as in embarrassment.
3. To scrape and roughen the surface of.
1. The act or sound of scraping especially with the feet.
2. A worn or rough spot resulting from scraping.
3. A flat backless house slipper.
[Probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse skūfa, to push.]
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1. to scrape or drag (the feet) while walking
2. to rub or scratch (a surface) or (of a surface) to become rubbed or scratched
3. (tr) US to poke at (something) with the foot
4. the act or sound of scuffing
5. a rubbed place caused by scuffing
6. (Clothing & Fashion) a backless slipper
[C19: probably of imitative origin]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. to mar by scraping or hard use, as shoes or furniture.
2. to scrape (something) with one's foot or feet.
3. to rub or scrape (one's foot or feet) over something.v.i.
4. to shuffle.
5. to scrape or rub one's foot back and forth over something.
6. to be marred or scratched by scraping or wear.n.
7. the act or sound of scuffing.
8. a flat-heeled slipper with an upper part covering only the front of the foot.
9. a mar or scratch, as from scraping or wear.
[1585–95; < Middle Low German schūven to shove]
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Past participle: scuffed
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|Noun||1.||scuff - a slipper that has no fitting around the heel|
|2.||scuff - the act of scuffing (scraping or dragging the feet)|
|Verb||1.||scuff - walk without lifting the feet|
|2.||scuff - get or become scuffed; "These patent leather shoes scuffed"|
|3.||scuff - mar by scuffing; "scuffed shoes"|
|4.||scuff - poke at with the foot or toe|
kick - strike with the foot; "The boy kicked the dog"; "Kick the door down"
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C. CPD scuff marks NPL → rozaduras fpl
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
vi [shoes, floor] → s'érafler
scuff mark → éraflure f
scuff mark → éraflure f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
vi → schlurfen; the children scuffed through the pile of leaves → die Kinder raschelten or wateten durch den Laubhaufen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
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