scrungy

scrungy

1. slang Shabby, unkempt, scruffy, or disorderly. He had a scrungy look that I kind of found irresistible. This part of town has become overrun with scrungy hipsters.
2. slang Full of nasty gunk, crud, or filth. I refused to set foot in the motel's scrungy shower. The drainage pump can get pretty scrungy if you don't clean it out every couple of months.
3. slang Completely inferior in quality; trashy. I love to browse through all the scrungy crap you find in these back-alley market stalls.

scrungy

(ˈskrəndʒi)
1. mod. filthy. What a scrungy guy. Put him somewhere to soak for a day or two.
2. mod. inferior; bad. I don’t need scrungy merchandise like this. I’m going elsewhere.
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The message is clear: the well-coiffed are different from the 'scrungy' in the eyes of the law,' Olalia told the Inquirer.
In "Doorway" (also 2011), which shows a scrungy succession of rooms, patches of incongruously decorative color remain on interior surfaces while an equivalent bit of cerulean sky shows through from the far end of the building.
Finally, I emerged from there, a hazy scrungy impression on paper that had to be brought to life, somewhat, on clay and then in metal.
29 Nene Otsuka Yuko Yoshio Harada Client Masashi Yamamoto This tasty blend of Japanese and American pop culture is the first of a series of films, commissioned for Japanese television, inspired by the character of Mike Hammer, the scrungy gumshoe created by Mickey Spillane in the early 1950s, and mostly remembered for being the protagonist of Robert Aldrich's cold war thriller "Kiss Me Deadly." The hero of the new series, Mike (Yoko)hama (a neat pun), is played with brio by Masatoshi Nagase, of "Mystery Train" fame, and each film will be handled by a major contemporary director, including Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Sogo Ishii and Akira Ogata.
If you've got a really scrungy, mucked-up, filthy barrel, be prepared for a very dirty BoreSnake after a time or three through the paces.
She moves into his scrungy apartment and nurses him through the horrors of his craving (scenes that make similar sequences in other films about addiction look tame by comparison) and eventually, inevitably, they fall in love.
And Darrel's apartment happens to be in a scrungy section of Notting Hill (far more realistically portrayed than in the Hugh Grant-Julia Roberts fantasy), where the annual street carnival has put plenty of other undesirables in play.
Heavily influenced by the comic bleakness of "Clerks" and by the female bitchery of "Muriel's Wedding," "Dags" is amiable enough in a scrungy kind of way.