Pronunciation Verb

scuff (scuffs, present participle scuffing; past and past participle scuffed)

  1. To scrape the feet while walking.
  2. To hit lightly, to brush against.
  3. To mishit (a shot on a ball) due to poor contact with the ball.
Related terms Translations Translations Noun

scuff (plural scuffs)

  1. (sometimes, attributive) A mark left by scuffing or scraping.
    Someone left scuff marks in the sand.
    • 2015, Charles W. Jones, Hydrangeas on the Lanai
      He flung his shoes across the room, their soles leaving black scuffs on the dingy wall.
Related terms Translations Noun

scuff (plural scuffs)

  1. A scurf; a scale.
  2. The back part of the neck; the scruff.

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