scuffer


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scuff

 (skŭf)
v. scuffed, scuff·ing, scuffs
v.intr.
To scrape the feet while walking; shuffle.
v.tr.
1. To scrape with the feet.
2. To shuffle or shift (the feet), as in embarrassment.
3. To scrape and roughen the surface of.
n.
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.]

scuff′er n.

scuffer

(ˈskʌfə)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a type of lightweight sandal
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scuffer - a lightweight flexible sandal with a sturdy sole; worn as play shoes by children and as sportswear by adults
sandal - a shoe consisting of a sole fastened by straps to the foot
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