Definition of scungy in English:

scungy

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Pronunciation: /ˈskʌndʒi
 
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adjective (scungier, scungiest)

Australian/NZ informal
Dirty and disagreeable: one of Sydney’s scungiest suburbs
More example sentences
  • Back then it was a scungy, beer-sticky pub frequented by persons with muddy boots, dodgy connections and dubious personal hygiene.
  • Here, as he travels from one scungy gig to the next, he shares pearls of received wisdom.
  • Nic Smillie's splendidly scungy set allows us to sense the cockroaches, smell the mould.

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