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English noun: scuff

1. scuff (artifact) a slipper that has no fitting around the heel


Broader (hypernym)carpet slipper, slipper

2. scuff (act) the act of scuffing (scraping or dragging the feet)

Broader (hypernym)rub, wipe

English verb: scuff

1. scuff (motion) walk without lifting the feet


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)scuffle, shamble, shuffle

2. scuff (contact) get or become scuffed

SamplesThese patent leather shoes scuffed.

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)wear, wear down, wear off, wear out, wear thin

3. scuff (contact) mar by scuffing

SamplesScuffed shoes.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)scrape, scratch, scratch up

4. scuff (contact) poke at with the foot or toe

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)kick

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