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Definition 1: the act of scuffing (scraping or dragging the feet) - [noun denoting act]

(scuff is a kind of ...) the act of rubbing or wiping

"he gave the hood a quick rub"

Definition 2: a slipper that has no fitting around the heel - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for scuff in the sense of this definition

(scuff is a kind of ...) low footwear that can be slipped on and off easily; usually worn indoors

Definition 3: poke at with the foot or toe - [verb of contact]

(scuff is a kind of ...) strike with the foot

"The boy kicked the dog" "Kick the door down"

Definition 4: mar by scuffing - [verb of contact]

Samples where scuff or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • scuffed shoes

(scuff is a kind of ...) cut the surface of; wear away the surface of

Definition 5: get or become scuffed - [verb of contact]

Samples where scuff or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • These patent leather shoes scuffed

(scuff is a kind of ...) deteriorate through use or stress

"The constant friction wore out the cloth"

Definition 6: walk without lifting the feet - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for scuff in the sense of this definition

(scuff is a kind of ...) walk by dragging one's feet

"he shuffled out of the room" "We heard his feet shuffling down the hall"

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