from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To scrape the feet while walking; shuffle.
- transitive v. To scrape with the feet.
- transitive v. To shuffle or shift (the feet), as in embarrassment.
- transitive v. To scrape and roughen the surface of.
- n. The act or sound of scraping especially with the feet.
- n. A worn or rough spot resulting from scraping.
- n. A flat backless house slipper.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Caused by scraping, usually with one's feet.
- v. To mishit (a shot on a ball) due to poor contact with the ball.
- v. To scrape the feet while walking.
- v. To hit lightly, to brush against.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The back part of the neck; the scruff.
- intransitive v. To walk without lifting the feet; to proceed with a scraping or dragging movement; to shuffle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To walk without raising the feet from the ground or floor; shuffle: rarely used of an analogous action of the hands.
- To graze slightly.
- To roughen the surface of by hard usage; spoil the gloss, polish, or finish of.
- n. Same as scuft and scruff.
- n. A scurf; a scale.
- n. A light shoe or slipper.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. walk without lifting the feet
- v. poke at with the foot or toe
- n. the act of scuffing (scraping or dragging the feet)
- v. get or become scuffed
- n. a slipper that has no fitting around the heel
- v. mar by scuffing
Probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse skūfa, to push.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)