Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A repulsive or disgusting person or thing.

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  • noun slang Someone who does nasty things or plays harmful tricks; a person of very low ethics; lowlife.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[scuzz, a disgusting person or thing; see scuzzy + ball.]

Examples

  • I think he's completely right about the "scuzzball" part.

    Warren Ellis

  • I think he's completely right about the "scuzzball" part.

    Warren Ellis

  • I think he's completely right about the "scuzzball" part.

    Warren Ellis

  • I think he's completely right about the "scuzzball" part.

    Warren Ellis

  • I think he's completely right about the "scuzzball" part.

    Warren Ellis

  • The likewise dynamic Eric Bogosian has the lead in "Special Effects," a 1984 thriller about a scuzzball director making a film about his own murder of a dizzy young actress Zoe Lund who "is just dying to get into the movies."

    Documentary Dramas and Communist Comedies

  • I think he is lower than dirt and a total scuzzball.

    Sarah Palin's "unstable grip on reality."

  • We Americans live in a nation where the medical-care system is second to none in the world, unless you count maybe 25 or 30 little scuzzball countries like Scotland that we could vaporize in seconds if we felt like it.

    R.I.P. Kevin DuBrow

  • Maybe thats why Mcgovern lost 49 of 50 states to a scuzzball like richard nixon.

    "Yes, it may be a fake pregnancy suit..."

  • And when we take an hour to do the paperwork on some scuzzball, the other criminals will know it and take action.

    The Fallacy Of Infinite Power

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