Definition of scruffy adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    scruffy

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈskrʌfi//
     
    (scruffier, scruffiest)(informal)
     
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  1. 1dirty or messy synonym shabby
  2. 2 He looked a little scruffy. a scruffy pair of jeans
NAmE//ˈskrʌfəli//
 
adverb
scruffiness
 
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NAmE//ˈskrʌfinəs//
 
noun [uncountable]
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