Scuzzy definition

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(slang) Dirty, shabby, disreputable, etc.
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Dirty; grimy.

Scuzzy floors.

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Disreputable; sleazy.
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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
scuzzy
Comparative:
scuzzier
Superlative:
scuzziest

Origin of scuzzy

  • From scuzz a disgusting person or thing possibly from blend of scum fuzz

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • 1960's, US, colloquial, expressive coinage, with influence from scum, fuzzy, lousy, sleazy. First attested use is in reference to Ratso Rizzo in Midnight Cowboy (1969).

    From Wiktionary