noun Date: 1967 slang a dirty or despicable person

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  • Scumbag — can be:*A used condom [] *Scumbag (song), a song performed by Green Day for American Pie 2References …   Wikipedia

  • scumbag — condom, by 1939, slang, from SCUM (Cf. scum) + BAG (Cf. bag). Earlier (by 1817) it was used in sugar refining as the name of a frame covered in coarse cloth used in straining. Meaning despicable person is attested by 1971 …   Etymology dictionary

  • scumbag — ► NOUN informal ▪ a contemptible person …   English terms dictionary

  • scumbag — ☆ scumbag [skum′bag΄ ] n. Slang a low, despicable person; lowlife …   English World dictionary

  • scumbag — 1. n. a condom; a used condom. (Usually objectionable.) □ I saw a used scumbag in the school parking lot. □ Well, what the hell do you do with a scumbag, after? 2. n. a totally disgusting person. (Rude and derogatory.) □ Oh, he’s a scumbag. I… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • scumbag — UK [ˈskʌmˌbæɡ] / US noun [countable] Word forms scumbag : singular scumbag plural scumbags offensive an insulting word for someone who you think is very unpleasant …   English dictionary

  • scumbag — noun A sleazy, disreputable or despicable person; a lowlife. Can you believe that scumbag asked to sleep with her before even asking her name? See Also: scumbucket, dirtbag, hosebag, sleazebag …   Wiktionary

  • scumbag — n A worthless, repulsive person. The scumbag took my sister out to dinner and made her pay for the meal. 1970s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • scumbag — [[t]skʌ̱mbæg[/t]] scumbags N COUNT (disapproval) If you refer to someone as a scumbag, you are expressing your feelings of dislike and disgust for them. [INFORMAL, OFFENSIVE] …   English dictionary

  • scumbag — /skum bag /, n. Slang (vulgar). 1. a condom. 2. a mean, despicable person. [1965 70; SCUM + BAG] * * * …   Universalium

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