Definition of scuzz in English:

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scuzz

Pronunciation: /skəz/

noun

informal
Something regarded as disgusting, sordid, or disreputable.
Example sentences
  • For someone like myself who finds meditative pleasures in sweeping, I'll spend a few more shekels to whisk away all that scuzz and dreck with my plant-based broom.
  • It's not like having a normal visit, when you can whip all the scuzz into the spare room and push the door until the latch clicks shut against the mess.

Origin

1960s: probably an informal abbreviation of disgusting.

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