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scuff

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to damage by rubbing against a sharp or rough surface
  • scuffed up her shoes by rubbing her feet under the rung of the chair

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2 to move heavily or clumsily
  • the miners scuffed past in heavy boots

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scuff

noun

Synonyms of scuff (Entry 2 of 2)

as in scratch, scrape

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The first known use of scuff was in 1768

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“Scuff.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scuff. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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