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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