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Definition 1: of the most contemptible kind - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • abject cowardice
  • a low stunt to pull
  • a low-down sneak
  • his miserable treatment of his family
  • You miserable skunk!
  • a scummy rabble
  • a scurvy trick

Synonyms for scummy in the sense of this definition

(scummy is similar to ...) deserving of contempt or scorn

Definition 2: covered with scum - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • the scummy surface of the polluted pond

(scummy is similar to ...) soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime

"dirty unswept sidewalks" "a child in dirty overalls" "dirty slums" "piles of dirty dishes" "put his dirty feet on the clean sheet" "wore an unclean shirt" "mining is a dirty job" "Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves"

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