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1. slang Dirt, filth, or grime. I can't use this towel to clean the dishes? It's all covered in scuzz! Between the scuzz in the sink and the stench of cigarettes in the sheets, this has to be the most disgusting hotel room I've ever stayed in.
2. slang A dirty, nasty person. I got stuck next to a total scuzz on the train ride home. He smelled like rotten eggs! We were all scuzzes by the end of our camping trip.
3. slang By extension, a contemptible, despicable person; a scumbag. I don't trust a thing that scuzz says! What kind of a scuzz defrauds elderly clients out of their life savings?

scuzz out

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.
See also: out, scuzz

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.
See also: out, scuzz


1. n. filth. What is this scuzz all over the floor?
2. n. a nasty person; an undesirable person; a scraggly person. And this scuzz comes up to me and asks me to dance, and I’m like, “What?”