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scummy

[ skuhm-ee ]
/ ˈskʌm i /
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adjective, scum·mi·er, scum·mi·est.

consisting of or having scum.
Informal. despicable; contemptible: That was a scummy trick.

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Origin of scummy

First recorded in 1570–80; scum + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for scummy

scummy
/ (ˈskʌmɪ) /

adjective -mier or -miest

of, resembling, consisting of, or covered with scum
dirty, unpleasant, or nasty
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