Definition of scabby in English:

scabby

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Pronunciation: /ˈskabi
 
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adjective (scabbier, scabbiest)

  • 1Covered in scabs: her fingers were worn and scabby figurative they raced across the scabby grass down to the mill
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    • Francis Upritchard's scabby shrunken heads are disgustingly ugly - bruised, green skin, old teeth, yucky dandruffy hair.
    • So I used to go to interviews looking like I had been sleeping under London Bridge - you know, pale, scabby old clothes, interesting, artistic.
    • Details surface in the untouched snaps - stretch marks, scabby knees, boob jobs - and so do the posturings, poses and projections behind the sexual self.
  • 2 informal , chiefly Irish & Scottish (Of a person) loathsome; despicable: you thought that scabby creep was cute?
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    • You could argue that they are just misunderstood, but let's face it - They are scabby gits.
    • And any time a big speech is needed, they just haul out the scabby guy.
    • It just exists to keep guitar sales up and basements full of scabby punks pissing their days away into a bucket marked ‘excess’.

Derivatives

scabbiness

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