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scroungy

[skroun-jee] /ˈskraʊn dʒi/
adjective, scroungier, scroungiest.
1.
given to or characterized by scrounging.
2.
shabby or slovenly:
scroungy clothes.
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scroungy

adjective

Inferior; wretched; crummy, grungy: I'd tell my own children to wear something scroungy/ The musical has a scroungy book/ could have bundled all this scrungy stuff into my car

[1950s+; probably fr the notion of inferior things scavenged and scrounged, with the form now influenced by grungy]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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