December 01, 2016
Learner's Word of the Day
scruffy /ˈskrʌfi/ adjective
scruffy
/ˈskrʌfi/
adjective

scruffier; scruffiest

A scruffy man
A scruffy man
Learner's definition of SCRUFFY

[also more scruffy; most scruffy] informal

: not neat, clean, or orderly

  • a scruffy beard

  • scruffy college students

  • The neighborhood is full of dilapidated houses with scruffy backyards.

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