Definition of 'scum'
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Used Occasionally. scum is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'scum'
British English: scum NOUN
If you refer to people as scum, you are expressing your feelings of dislike and disgust for them.
She would never usually even speak to scum like him.
Definition of scum from the Collins English Dictionary
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