adjective, scur·vi·er, scur·vi·est.
Related formsscur·vi·ly, adverbscur·vi·ness, noun
Can be confusedscurfy scurvy
Examples from the Web for scurvy
In the 18th century, German immigrants coming to Pennsylvania boarded ships plagued with typhus, dysentery, smallpox, and scurvy.
All next day he revolved in his mind the scurvy trick he had done at the Club.A Boy Knight|Martin J. (Martin Jerome) Scott
In the end of June the ships passed the equator, and scurvy made its customary appearance among the men.The Golden Book of the Dutch Navigators|Hendrik Willem van Loon
The Finlanders were not attacked with scurvy, but the rest suffered severely.Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life|Thomas Wallace Knox