Simple Definition of scruffy
: not neat, clean, or orderly
Examples of scruffy in a sentence
The neighborhood is full of dilapidated houses with scruffy backyards.
<dressed in scruffy old clothes to clean out the garage>
Origin of scruffy
English dialect scruff something worthless
First Known Use: 1871
SCRUFFY Defined for Kids
Definition of scruffy for Students
: dirty or shabby in appearance
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