scrappy

1
[ skrap-ee ]
/ ˈskræp i /

adjective, scrap·pi·er, scrap·pi·est.

made up of scraps or of odds and ends; fragmentary; disconnected.

Origin of scrappy

1
First recorded in 1830–40; scrap1 + -y1

Related forms

scrap·pi·ly, adverbscrap·pi·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for scrappiness (1 of 2)

scrappy

1
/ (ˈskræpɪ) /

adjective -pier or -piest

fragmentary; disjointed

Derived Forms

scrappily, adverbscrappiness, noun

British Dictionary definitions for scrappiness (2 of 2)

scrappy

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/ (ˈskræpɪ) /

adjective -pier or -piest

informal pugnacious
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