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
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Svi Mykhailiuk, Los Angeles’ second-round pick in last month’s NBA draft, is 6-foot-8, lanky and wears a scruffy beard.
One child played with his beard, and the scruffy Duke happily obliged.
That fear takes on visible form in the items of empty clothing suspended spookily above David Israel Reynoso’s set, whose urban-edifice walls rise to reveal the bare studs and exposed wiring of the women’s scruffy apartment.
In June 1964, when Astronaut was a scruffy 5-month-old, the Holstein bull calf was brought from Colorado’s Paclamar Farms to the Montgomery County Fairgrounds to be auctioned.
But Pooh had humble beginnings in a children’s book by A.A. Milne, with somewhat scruffy pen-and-ink drawings by E.H. Shepard.
As the years passed, the Bongo Room expanded to three locations (the others are in Andersonville and the South Loop), growing from a scruffy little DIY spot under the el tracks to a polished, grown-up brand.
Once there, the scenes alternate between encounters that unfold against a flat with a 3D view of the island, and the interior of Donny's scruffy farmhouse.
Grunge, the scruffy rebellion of the early ’90s, most clearly embraced the political potential of such an evolution.
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gone to seed;
SCRUFFY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scruffy for English Language Learners
: not neat, clean, or orderly
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