French translation of scruff
- (= nape)
by the scruff of the neck
par la peau du cou
- (informal, = untidy person)
Example Sentences Including 'scruff'
`Sorry,' I croaked as Kettricken wiped the spilled milk from my scruff of beard and nightshirt.THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
Towering above him, the father had dangled the dog by the scruff of its neck.The Touch of Innocents
She had a glassy coolness to her and I felt as if she'd picked me up by the scruff and was inspecting me as she would a yobbish kitten.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
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Translation of scruff from the Collins English to French Dictionary