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scummy

[ skuhm-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF scummy

Synonyms for scummy

  • cheap
  • shoddy
  • beggarly
  • contemptible
  • despisable
  • dirty
  • disgraceful
  • dishonorable
  • disreputable
  • ignoble
  • ignominious
  • inconsiderate
  • inglorious
  • low
  • low-down
  • mean
  • mercenary
  • miserly
  • rotten
  • selfish
  • shady
  • shameful
  • sordid
  • sorry
  • stingy
  • thoughtless
  • unkind
  • unworthy
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Antonyms for scummy

  • good
  • honorable
  • nice
  • respectable
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WORD ORIGIN

1570s, from scum + -y (2). Transferred sense of "filthy, disreputable" is recorded from 1932. Related: Scumminess.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SCUMMY

contemptible

adjectivedespicable, shameful

dirtiest

adjectivesoiled, unclean
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