Definition of scummy in English:

scummy

adjective

  • See scum

    • ‘They relocated to a scummy flat in South London where there would be no distractions.’
    • ‘He calls no shots, but works as the hit man on various scummy schemes.’
    • ‘He is able to be suave and scummy at the same time.’
    • ‘Sure they're scummy, but compared to the stagnant ponds that make up Upper Hutt ‘City’, they are Mediterranean.’
    • ‘The boy next to her (Mike, I assumed) wore a scummy baseball cap turned backwards.’

Pronunciation

scummy

/ˈskʌmi/