Definitions for scruffskrʌf

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word scruff

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. nape, scruff, nucha(noun)

    the back side of the neck

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. scruff(Noun)

    Someone with an untidy appearance

    That candidate will never get the job, he's a right scruff.

  2. scruff(Noun)


  3. scruff(Noun)

    (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.

  4. scruff(Verb)

    To lift or carry by the scruff.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Scruff(noun)


  2. Scruff(noun)

    the nape of the neck; the loose outside skin, as of the back of the neck

  3. Origin: [See Scurf.]

FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Scruff

    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

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for scruff »


Find a translation for the scruff definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these scruff definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"scruff." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 25 Apr. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for scruff? Don't keep it to yourself...

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for scruff:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.