scuzzball


scuzz·ball

noun \ˈskəz-ˌbl\

Definition of SCUZZBALL

slang
:  an unpleasant, dirty, or dangerous person :  creep

Examples of SCUZZBALL

  1. <as you might expect, the owner of that sweatshop is a total scuzzball>

Origin of SCUZZBALL

scuzz-, back-formation from scuzzy
First Known Use: 1981

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