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1. scummy

adjective. of the most contemptible kind.

Synonyms

  • miserable
  • low-down
  • scurvy
  • low
  • contemptible

Antonyms

  • ample
  • superior
  • happy
  • comfortable

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scum (English)
  • scum (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. scummy

adjective. covered with scum.

Synonyms

  • soiled
  • unclean

Antonyms

  • hopeful
  • fortunate
  • domineering

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scum (English)
  • scum (Middle English (1100-1500))

Sentences with scummy


1. Noun, singular or mass
Soaps will build up and make the surface look scummy.

2. Adjective
Massage the paste into the sticky mess and let it work into the glue, wax or scummy substance, and the gooey mix will easily wipe away.

3. Verb, past participle
If your pool or hot tub has scummy, discolored foam on the surface, then you likely have an algaecide foam problem.

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