- dirty, grimy, sordid, or repulsive; disgusting.
Origin of scuzzy
Related Words for scuzzydusty, murky, muddy, disheveled, crummy, unkempt, grimy, messy, nasty, sloppy, filthy, greasy, polluted, contaminated, distasteful, vile, horrific, scandalous, objectionable, vulgar
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Contemporary Examples of scuzzy
Galt climbed into the old claw-footed bathtub, which was scuzzy and stained, its tarnished drain a tangle of hairs.Exclusive Excerpt: MLK's Haunting Final Hours
April 24, 2010
- slang, mainly US unkempt, dirty, or squalid
Word Origin for scuzzy
1968, North American colloquial, perhaps a blend of scummy and fuzzy [Barnhart]. First attested use is in reference to Ratso Rizzo in "Midnight Cowboy."