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  • adj. superlative form of scruffy: most scruffy.


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  • Top Gear crew received the dubious honor of being called the scruffiest presenters on televsion.


  • Years ago I worked in Harrods when it was still posh, and we were under strict instructions to be ultra polite to all, especially the scruffiest types - coz they were the most likely to be rock stars or royalty.

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  • Imagine the obnoxiously clean-cut Johnson competing against John Force, the toughest, scruffiest, funniest and most-accomplished drag racer in that sport's history; the mind boggles!

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  • Two of the scruffiest looking creatures Emily had ever seen came sauntering inside.

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  • The visuals in this photograph play out like nesting dolls, with a fuzzy film inside a sparkling high-res window viewed on a shiny screen perched within the scruffiest of interiors -- all displayed in Yang's immaculately printed shot.

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  • My preferred outfits are the scruffiest of jeans and fleeces at home, and heels and black trousers for work.

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  • His long hair and wispy beard made him the scruffiest military officer in the Philippines.

    Jihadists in Paradise

  • One evening, at my scruffiest, I went round to the local Costcutter for a pork pie and got home to find a message asking if I was available for Im a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here.

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  • But you'd be significantly less likely to buy into the brand if it was being openly guzzled by the fattest, scruffiest, maddest rejects at the early audition stages.

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  • A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO FELL IN LOVE with "Clerks," Kevin Smith's funky convenience-store comedy, were worried, after the dismal "Mallrats," that New Jersey's scruffiest independent filmmaker was a one-hit wonder.

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