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Meaning of SCUFF

Pronunciation:  skuf

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of scuffing (scraping or dragging the feet)
  2. [n]  a slipper that has no fitting around the heel
  3. [v]  poke at with the foot or toe
  4. [v]  mar by scuffing; "scuffed shoes"
  5. [v]  get or become scuffed; "These patent leather shoes scuffed"
  6. [v]  walk without lifting the feet

SCUFF is a 5 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: drag, mule, mules, scuffs
 See Also: carpet slipper, kick, rub, scrape, scratch, scratch up, scuffle, shamble, shuffle, slipper, wear, wear off, wear out, wear thin, wipe



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Scuff\, n. [Cf. D. schoft shoulder, Goth. skuft hair of
    the head. Cf. {Scruff}.]
    The back part of the neck; the scruff. [Prov. Eng.] --Ld.
  2. \Scuff\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Scuffed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Scuffing}.] [See {Scuffle}.]
    To walk without lifting the feet; to proceed with a scraping
    or dragging movement; to shuffle.