Definition of scabby in English:
adjective (scabbier, scabbiest)
1Covered in scabs.
- 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 Loathsome; despicable.
- 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’.
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