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

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  • 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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