Definition of scurfy in English:



  • See scurf

    • ‘The child stared into the dry dish where his water once overflowed, and his stone flesh turned scurfy and cracked with dried algae like the sear and yellow skin of an old man.’
    • ‘It's a concept with which both Meg and Howard would be well at home and would send a clear message to the scurfy down-market low-income brigade and their fellow-travellers.’
    • ‘Clueless old men in the government, scratching their scurfy scalps, going, ‘Huh-yup, dat's what dem foreigner's'll like’.’
    • ‘Take-all attacks the roots of the plant, causing a black scurfy appearance on roots and lower stems.’