scuzzball

noun
scuzz·​ball | \ ˈskəz-ˌbȯl How to pronounce scuzzball (audio) \

Definition of scuzzball

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

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Examples of scuzzball in a Sentence

as you might expect, the owner of that sweatshop is a total scuzzball

First Known Use of scuzzball

1981, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scuzzball

scuzz-, back-formation from scuzzy

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The first known use of scuzzball was in 1981

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Cite this Entry

“Scuzzball.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scuzzball. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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