He was as striking in person as he is on screen—thin, white v-neck t-shirt, two-day scruff, artful bedhead.
At the end of the month, participants, called Mo Bros and their supporters, Mo Sistas, shave their scruff and have a party.
He identifies as transgender on scruff but not always on Grindr.
"nape of the neck," 1790, altered (by influence of scruff "crust") from scuft (1787), probably related to North Frisian skuft "back of the neck of a horse" and Dutch schoft "withers of a horse," from a common Germanic source (cf. Old Norse skopt "hair of the head," Gothic skuft, Middle High German schopf, German Schopf). Another theory holds it to be a variant of scurf.
To make a bare living; scrape along (1940s+)
[1970s+ Teenagers; fr scruffy]