adjective (scroungier; -est) Date: circa 1960 being shabby, dirty, or unkempt

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  • scroungy — /skrown jee/, adj., scroungier, scroungiest. 1. given to or characterized by scrounging. 2. shabby or slovenly: scroungy clothes. [SCROUNGE + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • scroungy — scroung•y [[t]ˈskraʊn dʒi[/t]] adj. scroung•i•er, scroung•i•est 1) cvb shabby or slovenly: scroungy clothes[/ex] 2) cvb given to scrounging …   From formal English to slang

  • scroungy — adjective dirty or shabby …   Wiktionary

  • scroungy — scroun·gy …   English syllables

  • scroungy — ˈskrau̇njē adjective ( er/ est) Etymology: perhaps blend of scraggly and grungy (herein) : having a shabby, dirty, or unkempt look or quality …   Useful english dictionary

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