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scabby

Syllabification: scab·by
Pronunciation: /ˈskabē
 
/

Definition of scabby in English:

adjective (scabbier, scabbiest)

1Covered in scabs.
Example sentences
  • 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.
Example sentences
  • 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

1
noun

Words that rhyme with scabby

abbey, cabby, crabby, flabby, gabby, grabby, Rabbie, shabby, tabby, yabby

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