Examples of SCRUFFY
- 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
First Known Use: 1871
Related to SCRUFFY
- beat-up, bombed-out, dilapidated, dog-eared, down-at-the-heels (or down-at-heel also down-at-the-heel or down-at-heels), dumpy, grungy, mangy, mean, miserable, moth-eaten, neglected, ratty, run-down, scrubby, shabby, seedy, sleazy, tacky, tatterdemalion, tatty, threadbare, timeworn, tumbledown
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