Leroy had survived, but had an injured wing and a scuffed beak.
Then, I recognized my son's scuffed sneakers sticking out from the blanket.
The only victor in this melee—if scuffed, dirty, and covered in broken glass—was the United States and its political institutions.
And she scuffed off to the house, mumbling, "De muxinest thing I done evah seen."
He sat there stunned until Hooky began licking at his scuffed fingers.
Presently a slim, dark, rather pretty little girl of about eleven scuffed down the stairs.
Richard scuffed one shoe against the other and looked into the fire.
He scuffed his feet boyishly, exchanged so-longs with his friend, and continued homeward.
He cleared his throat, shifted his body and scuffed his feet on the floor.
He knotted a hitch around the spokes of the wheel and scuffed hastily forward.
1768, "to walk (through or over something) without raising the feet," from Scottish, probably from a Scandinavian source related to Old Norse skufa, skyfa "to shove, push aside," from PIE *skeubh- "to shove" (see shove (v.)). Meaning "injure the surface of" is from 1897. Related: Scuffed; scuffing. As a noun from 1824.