Definitions for scruffskrʌf
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the nape or back of the neck.
Origin of scruff:
1780–90; alter. of dial. scuff, scuft < D schoft horse's withers
nape, scruff, nucha(noun)
the back side of the neck
Someone with an untidy appearance
That candidate will never get the job, he's a right scruff.
(Also scruff of the neck) The skin at the back of the neck, the back of the neck, nape.
He grabbed his unruly kid by the scruff of the neck, and took him home.
To lift or carry by the scruff.
the nape of the neck; the loose outside skin, as of the back of the neck
Scruff is a 2002 television series by D'ocon entertainment. It features the story of a puppy, Scruff, who is adopted by a farmworker named Peter. The show was directed by Antoni D'Ocon. The show was distributed in English by BKN. The series' animation is provided by Toon Boom Harmony creating the 2D traditional animated characters and a 3D computer-generated background.
Translations for scruff
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the back of the neck by which an animal can be grasped or lifted
She picked up the cat by the scruff of the neck.
- مُؤَخَّرَة العُنْقArabic
- cangotePortuguese (BR)
- das GenickGerman
- cogote, pescuezoSpanish
- پس گردنFarsi
- peau (du cou)French
- עוֹר הָעוֹרֵףHebrew
- nabori kože na šijiCroatian
- belakang leher binatangIndonesian
- sprandas, pakarpaLithuanian
- skausts; sprandsLatvian
- dengan memegang tengkukMalay
- پس گردنPersian
- څټ ( داورميږ ) د څټ پوستكىPashto
- загривок; шиворотRussian
- koža (na zatilju)Slovenian
- nackskinn: nackskinnet, hampan, kragenSwedish
- หลังคอ; ต้นคอThai
- ense köküTurkish
- (動物的)頸背Chinese (Trad.)
- загривок, каркUkrainian
- گدّی، پشت گردنUrdu
- gáy, cần cổVietnamese
- 颈背Chinese (Simp.)
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