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Definition of scuff verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they scuff
    he / she / it scuffs
    past simple scuffed
    -ing form scuffing
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  1. 1scuff something (on something) to make a mark on the smooth surface of something when you rub it against something rough I scuffed the heel of my shoe on the stonework.
  2. 2scuff your feet, heels, etc. to drag your feet along the ground as you walk
adjective After only one day, his shoes were already scuffed and dirty.
scuff (also scuff mark) noun
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