Definitions for scruffskrʌf

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

scruffskrʌf(n.)

  1. the nape or back of the neck.

    Category: Anatomy

Origin of scruff:

1780–90; alter. of dial. scuff, scuft < D schoft horse's withers

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nape, scruff, nucha(noun)

    the back side of the neck

Wiktionary

  1. scruff(Noun)

    Someone with an untidy appearance

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

  2. scruff(Noun)

    crust

  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 Dictionary

  1. Scruff(noun)

    scurf

  2. Scruff(noun)

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

Freebase

  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.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

scruff

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.

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