One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he wore scruffy jeans’
shabby, worn, down at heel, shoddy, ragged, tattered, mangy, sorry, run down, disreputable
untidy, unkempt, bedraggled, messy, dishevelled, ungroomed, ill-groomed, sleazy, seedy, slatternly, slovenly
dirty, squalid, filthy
informal tatty, the worse for wear, scuzzy, grungy, yucky
British informal grotty
North American informal raggedy
smart, tidy, clean
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