A man with a scruffy beard.
The definition of scruffy is someone or something that is unkempt and untidy.
A messy beard that you do not take care of is an example of a scruffy beard.
shabby, unkempt, or untidy; grubby
Origin of scruffyfrom dialect, dialectal scruff, variant, variety of scurf + -y
- Shabby; untidy.
- Chiefly British Scaly; scabby.
Origin of scruffyFrom obsolete scruff scurf variant of scurf ; see scurf .
(comparative scruffier, superlative scruffiest)
- untidy in appearance