Late Middle English: of unknown origin; compare with obsolete scut 'short', also 'shorten'.
Words that rhyme with scutabut, but, butt, cut, glut, gut, hut, intercut, jut, Mut, mutt, phut, putt, rut, shortcut, shut, slut, smut, strut, tut, undercut
nouninformal, chiefly Irish
A person perceived as foolish, contemptible, or objectionable.
- I recently fought tooth and nail with a young scut of a 28 year old over dancing rights.
- I was a young little scut and this guy was already old when I started and it was a great situation to be in.
- The prez didn't pick him because he all of sudden turned from a vicious slippery little scut into a nice guy; he picked him because he would be effective advancing the president's agenda.
Late 19th century: of unknown origin.
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