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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishscruffyscruf‧fy /ˈskrʌfi/ adjective  UNTIDYdirty and untidy a scruffy old pair of jeans scruffy shopsscruffily adverb a scruffily dressed manscruffiness noun [uncountable]
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scruffyIt looks best worn casual and scruffy, but everyone seems intent on continually dressing it up.I still don't feel it's necessary to wear scruffy clothes to be an actor.A scruffy cyclist who used the Dixons credit cards was never found.While Mr Clarke revels in his scruffy image, Mr Portillo is a dapper dresser.My parents think I look scruffy in these jeans, but I like them.Their conversation stops abruptly when a scruffy man approaches the cash register, pulls out a gun and demands all the money.She's wearing that scruffy old sweater again.Old silver heels have been abandoned under a work table in favor of scruffy penny loafers.a scruffy sweatshirt
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