Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Refuse; scum.
  • Vile; outcast.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Removed scum; refuse; dross.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Refuse; scum.
  • adjective obsolete Vile; outcast.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From off- +‎ scum.

Examples

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  • That which is rejected as vile or worthless.

    May 12, 2008