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
Recent Examples of scruffy from the Web
East of Avenue Louise, the leading upscale shopping thoroughfare in Brussels, are Matonge and the formerly scruffy Flagey.
Two of Artsy’s founders look appropriately scruffy in a small conference room.
The scruffy looking nerf herder's story tragically ended in The Force Awakens, when his son Kylo Ren murdered him.
The man was described as an older white man with gray hair and scruffy facial hair.
Meanwhile, the scruffy revolutionaries whose tiny demonstration had started the whole mess were running back and forth, scared, exhilarated, and confused.
Victoria and David Beckham's eldest son also sported bedhead hair, a scruffy goatee, a pair of suspenders, and pinstripe pants.
After the tumult around The Last Jedi, Ehrenreich’s take on the scruffy nerfherder may further divide the Star Wars faithful.
Undoubtedly there are white men who have been treated the way David was, but with a scruffy beard and two kids in tow, I was given a free pass.
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Origin and Etymology of scruffy
First Known Use: 1871See Words from the same year
gone to seed;
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Definition of scruffy for English Language Learners
: not neat, clean, or orderly
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