To disgust, repulse, or nauseate someone; to gross someone out. A noun or pronoun can be used between "scuzz" and "out." The price was right for the budget motel, but the room they gave me totally scuzzed me out. I feel like these gory movies are aiming more to scuzz out the audience than to scare them.
1. slang To make something dirty, grimy, or filthy. In each usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "scuzz" and "up." The kids and the dogs scuzzed my new rug up almost immediately. We've scuzzed up our planet so badly at this point that I don't know if we can repair the damage that's been done.
2. slang To make someone or something more coarse, unrefined, or unpolished in style, appearance, or manner. The grunge band performed a cover of Elvis's "Blue Suede Shoes," but they scuzzed it up almost beyond recognition. I hate the way people these days scuzz up our beautiful language on social media and the like.
slang Disgusted, repelled, or nauseated. We were so scuzzed out when they showed us our motel room that we got right back in the car and kept on driving. The so-called horror movie was nothing but gore and violence, leaving me feeling more scuzzed out than horrified.
1. slang Especially dirty, grimy, or filthy. Between the kids and the dogs, my lovely new rug got scuzzed up almost immediately. The planet is so scuzzed up at this point that I don't know if we can repair the damage that's been done.
2. slang Intentionally coarse, unrefined, or unpolished, as in style, appearance, or manner. I love the scuzzed-up sound of this grunge band's latest album. The language you see on social media is so scuzzed up with slang and garbled abbreviations that I can barely understand what people are writing.
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scuzz someone out
Sl. to nauseate someone. He had this unreal face that almost scuzzed me out! It's not nice to scuzz out people like that, especially when you hardly know them.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
- bring (someone or something) before (someone or something)
- bear off from (someone or something)
- be out of (one's) league
- be out of somebody's league
- accompany (one) on a/(one's) journey
- accompany on a journey
- (one) puts (one's) pants on one leg at a time
- a stranger to (someone or something)
- be in bad with (someone)
- be (not) a patch on