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1informal(person) dejado(person) desaliñadoI'm too scruffy to go in there — no puedo entrar ahí en esta(s) facha(s) / con esta facha / con esta(s) pinta(s)
- your handwriting is getting very scruffy — tienes la letra cada vez peor
- a scruffy-looking building — un edificio de aspecto destartalado
- There was just one other sad, unfulfilled customer at the bar, trying to catch the eye of the scruffy teen working the pumps.
- Certain parts of Bolton are dirty and scruffy, caused by a minority of dirty people and neglect.
- One had blond hair and was scruffy, with a blue top and jeans, while the other wore a dark blue top.
- I always promised to do better but I was an incurably scruffy boy who never did do well on the pulled-up socks side of life.
- He's dressed in scruffy jeans and a faded biker jacket, talking in quiet, understated tones.
- His scruffy appearance made him look dirty next to the clean bright sterile walls of the hospital.
- I wore it to some rather posh restaurants and not once did I feel scruffy or unkempt.
- And then he glanced at his own almost crumpled gray shirt and the plain scruffy jeans.
- It's all about contrasts and contradictions - the smart and the scruffy, the rough and the smooth.
- Having arrived at 9am from Aberdeen, the pair were clad more as mad hatters tea party than scruffy gig chic.
- I felt ashamed to let anyone come to the flat because it was filthy, smelly and scruffy.
- The whole head is fluffed up and gently back-combed, so that it looks scruffy and unkempt.
- He pulls his curly locks back into a bushy ponytail and wears a somewhat scruffy goatee.
- Zach was decked out in the same scruffy jeans he'd been wearing in the video.
- If the jeans were baggy and scruffy, the whole outfit would be unbalanced.
- Born in 1912, Turing was a shy, scruffy young man, but a gifted mathematician and scientist.
- He was looking down, he was scruffy, he had dirty jeans and he was not on this planet.
- Bit scruffy and mangy himself, but blessed with a true heart of gold.
- In seconds, it seemed, she was back in her scruffy jeans and rainbow fingerless gloves, ready to go.
- My winter coat is too warm for this time of year and my jeans jacket is too scruffy for work.
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