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n. Slang
A repulsive or disgusting person or thing.

[scuzz, a disgusting person or thing; see scuzzy + ball.]
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In Canada they include: bag of wind, scuzzball, blatherskite, a trained seal, jerk, pig and, bizarrely, a weathervane.
Indeed the passage of time could be measured by the state of their haircuts -Sergeant still lurked on the sidelines beneath a floppy fringe while Mac's once towering hairdo has turned into a bit of a scuzzball lift-job as it chased former glories.