scroungy

adjective
\ ˈskrau̇n-jē How to pronounce scroungy (audio) \
scroungier; scroungiest

Definition of scroungy

: being shabby, dirty, or unkempt

Examples of scroungy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That meant giving the men in that environment scroungy beards and longer sideburns to reflect the era. Jazz Tangcay, Variety, 16 June 2022 But nobody in particular can be identified except some members of the scroungy New Orleans-Dallas-Galveston demimonde. Avi Selk, Washington Post, 21 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of scroungy

circa 1960, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of scroungy was circa 1960

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20 Jun 2022

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“Scroungy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scroungy. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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