Scruffy – meaning of the word and examples

Untidy and looking a little dirty. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Someone or something that is scruffy is dirty and untidy. (Collins Dictionary)

Shabby and untidy or dirty. (Oxford Dictionaries)

(of a man’s face) having short, bristly hairs as a result of not having been shaved for a while. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Untidy; shabby. (Dictionary.com)

Examples

Learner’s Word of the Day. 

http://learnersdictionary.com/word-of-the-day/2018/07/21

Does Knoxville still want to be called ‘scruffy,’ or is that bad for the brand?

https://eu.knoxnews.com/story/opinion/columnists/jack-mcelroy/2018/10/07/scruffy-city-knoxville-nickname-jack-mcelroy/1509862002/

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