scuff

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Scuff \Scuff\ (sk[u^]f), noun [Cf. D. schoft shoulder, Goth. skuft hair of the head. Cf. {Scruff}.] The back part of the neck; the scruff. [Prov. Eng.] --Ld. Lytton.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Scuff \Scuff\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Scuffed} (sk[u^]ft); p. pr. & vb. n. {Scuffing}.] [See {Scuffle}.] To walk without lifting the feet; to proceed with a scraping or dragging movement; to shuffle.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Scuff \Scuff\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Scuffed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scuffing}.]

1. To cause a blemish on the surface of, by scraping against an object; as, he scuffed his shoe on the ground. [PJC]

2. To scrape with one's foot; as, he scuffed the chair leg with his shoe. [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

scuff

noun

1: a slipper that has no fitting around the heel [syn: {mule}, {scuff}]

2: the act of scuffing (scraping or dragging the feet)

verb

1: walk without lifting the feet [syn: {scuff}, {drag}]

2: get or become scuffed; "These patent leather shoes scuffed"

3: mar by scuffing; "scuffed shoes"

4: poke at with the foot or toe


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