adjective, scruff·i·er, scruff·i·est.
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The hospital where I work as a research scientist in a synthetic biology lab is vaccinating all its staff, and excited voices from all sorts of people — scruffy graduate students, put-together receptionists — fill the air.How the CIA’s fake vaccine program in Pakistan helped fuel the anti-vax movement|Hala Iqbal|February 1, 2021|Vox
All the tots are all well scrubbed and smiling, except for one scruffy little guy who’s giving the finger to the camera.Style Invitational Week 1411: The back end of a Bulwer|Pat Myers|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
There are photos of what looks like a scruffy Californian kid in a T-shirt, taking a break from skateboarding.The Dark Rock Star Fantasy of Saint Laurent’s Hedi Slimane|Liza Foreman|September 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They were greeted by the ever-scruffy director, who can be seen in the picture above snapping a shot on his camera phone.
He looks like a dog from an Eastern European circus: a small, scruffy dog who you could imagine balancing on a red ball.
When she came to power in 1978, Britain was a dreary, dreary place: dingy, funereal, abashed, scruffy, feckless.How Margaret Thatcher Transformed British Politics|Tunku Varadarajan|April 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As for Big Bird, Sesame Street should restore the creature to its scruffy perfection no matter who wins the election.Big Bird’s Big Gay Love Story: From Birth to the 2012 Presidential Race|Michael Daly|October 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST