verb (used with object)
- to brush against, as in passing.
- to brush off; wipe off.
verb (used without object)
Origin of scuff
Examples from the Web for scuffing
Shrieks and scuffing acquainted those without that the journeymen were earning their hire.Following the Equator, Part 6|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
With her went the interval of peace; for past the well-curb came another figure, scuffing slowly toward the light.Dragon's blood|Henry Milner Rideout
“Hey,” he said as he came through the door, scuffing at the lock with his key for a minute or two first.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town|Cory Doctorow
And across the great room, from the same passage where he had entered, Chet heard again the sound of bare, scuffing feet.Brood of the Dark Moon|Charles Willard Diffin
He carried the baby to the one little bedroom of his house, scuffing a wooden rocking chair behind him across the rough floor.The Wind Before the Dawn|Dell H. Munger