scuzzy

scuzzy

[skuhz-ee]
adjective, scuzzier, scuzziest. Slang.
dirty, grimy, sordid, or repulsive; disgusting.
Also, scuzz.


Origin:
1965–70; expressive coinage; compare similar phonetic components of scum, fuzzy, lousy, sleazy

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scuzzy (ˈskʌzɪ)
 
adj , -zier, -ziest
slang chiefly (US) unkempt, dirty, or squalid
 
[C20: perhaps from disgusting or perhaps from a blend of scum and fuzz]

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scuzzy
1968, N.Amer. colloquial, perhaps a blend of scummy and fuzzy. First attested use is in ref. to Ratso Rizzo in "Midnight Cowboy."
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scuzzy definition


The usual pronunciation of SCSI.

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