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scuzz

[ skuhz ]
/ skʌz /
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noun
Also called scuzz·ball [skuhz-bawl], /ˈskʌzˌbɔl/, scuzz·buck·et [skuhz-buhk-it]. /ˈskʌzˌbʌk ɪt/. a dirty, grimy, sordid, or repulsive person or thing.
adjective
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Origin of scuzz

1965–70; probably by back formation from scuzzy, though relative chronology of coinage uncertain
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