[ skuhm-bag ]
/ ˈskʌmˌbæg /
noun Slang: Vulgar.
a mean, despicable person.
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British Dictionary definitions for scumbag
/ (ˈskʌmˌbæɡ) /
slang an offensive or despicable person
Word Origin for scumbag
C20: perhaps from earlier US sense: condom, from US slang scum semen + bag
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