how to pronounce scruff

/skɹʌf/

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scruff is pronounced in one syllable

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skɹʌf

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An example use of scruff in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… the scruff of my neck to my doorstep as …”

meanings of scruff

noun:

  1. Stubble, facial hair (on males).
  2. Someone with an untidy appearance.
  3. Scurf.
  4. The back of the neck, nape; also scruff of the neck.
  5. The loose skin at the back of the neck of some animals.
  6. Crust.

verb:

  1. To lift or carry by the scruff.

words with pronunciation similar to scruff

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