Definition of Scuffer

1. Noun. A lightweight flexible sandal with a sturdy sole; worn as play shoes by children and as sportswear by adults.

Generic synonyms: Sandal
Derivative terms: Scuff



Definition of Scuffer

1. Noun. someone who scuffs his feet ¹

2. Noun. (slang British) (Victorian era, London) a policeman ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scuffer

1. one that scuffs [n -S] - See also: scuffs

Lexicographical Neighbors of Scuffer

scuddles
scuddling
scudetto
scudi
scudler
scudlers
scudo
scudoes
scudos
scuds
scuff mark
scuffball
scuffed
scuffer (current term)
scuffers
scuffing
scuffle
scuffle hoe
scuffled
scuffler
scufflers
scuffles
scuffling
scuffs
scuft
scufts
scug
scugged

Literary usage of Scuffer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... with closer trim on the other side. SCREW FASTENED.— Having the sole attached to the upper with screw nails, as in heavy work shoes. scuffer. ..."

2. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"The leathers over those holes are called scuffer leathers; and the nails with which they are fastened, ..."

3. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"He's naething but a sconf; Danish scuffer, to gull, to cheat, to shuffle; a cheat, a false pretender.—JAMIESON. ..."

4. Digest of the Decisions of the Courts of Common Law and Admiralty in the by Theron Metcalf, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins, George Ticknor Curtis (1863)
"scuffer, 4 Whart. 175. 11. The ordinance of March 29, 1799, imposing a tax to provide the city with water, is valid. Sti/es v. Jones, 3 Yeates, 491. 12. ..."

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