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scuff

scuff

 
 
pronunciation:
skuhf
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: scuffed, scuffing, scuffs
definition 1: to drag the feet along while walking; shuffle.
definition 2: to be or come to be damaged in appearance by scraping.
These soft shoes scuff easily.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to scrape (something) using the foot.
definition 2: to damage the appearance of by scraping.
similar words:
scrape
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: part of a surface whose appearance has been damaged by scuffing.
similar words:
fray
definition 2: a variety of flat slipper without a back.
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