Scuff

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English

Adjective

Scuff (not comparable)

  1. Caused by scraping, usually with one's feet.
    Someone left scuff marks in the sand.

Verb

Scuff (third-person singular simple present Scuffs, present participle Scuffing, simple past and past participle Scuffed)

  1. To mishit (a shot on a ball) due to poor contact with the ball.
  2. To scrape the feet while walking.

Thesaurus

ablate, ablation, abrade, abrase, abrasion, abrasive, amble, attrition, barge, bark, blemish, bloody, bowl along, break, buffing, bundle, burn, burnishing, chafe, chafing, check, chip, claw, clump, concussion, crack, crackle, craze, cut, detrition, drag, dressing, erase, erasure, erode, erosion, file, filing, flash burn, flounce, foot, footslog, fracture, fray, frazzle, fret, fretting, gall, galling, gash, gnaw, gnaw away, grate, graze, grazing, grind, grinding, halt, hippety-hop, hitch, hobble, hop, hurt, incise, incision, injure, injury, jog, jolt, jump, lacerate, laceration, lesion, limation, limp, lumber, lunge, lurch, maim, make mincemeat of, maul, mince, mortal wound, mutilate, mutilation, pace, paddle, peg, piaffe, piaffer, pierce, plod, polishing, prance, puncture, rack, rasp, rasping, raze, rend, rent, rip, roll, rub away, rub off, rub out, rubbing away, run, rupture, sandblasting, sanding, sashay, saunter, savage, scald, scorch, scotch, scour, scouring, scrape, scraping, scratch, scratching, scrub, scrubbing, scuffle, scuttle, second-degree burn, shamble, shining, shovel, shuffle, sidle, single-foot, skin, skip, slash, slink, slit, slither, slog, slouch, smoothing, sore, sprain, stab, stab wound, stagger, stalk, stamp, stick, stomp, straddle, straggle, strain, stride, stroll, strut, stump, swagger, swing, tear, third-degree burn, tittup, toddle, totter, traipse, trauma, traumatize, trip, trudge, waddle, wamble, wear, wear away, wearing away, wiggle, wobble, wound, wounds immedicable, wrench

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /skʌf/
  • Rhymes: -ʌf

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