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Dirty and scruffy in appearance - synonyms or related words

skanky

adjective

informal

very unpleasant or dirty

scruffy

adjective

untidy or dirty

shabby

adjective

dressed in clothes that are old or in bad condition

down-at-heel

adjective

wearing old clothes, because you do not have enough money to buy new ones

dishevelled

adjective

if you are dishevelled, your hair and clothes do not look tidy

ragged

adjective

wearing old dirty clothes and looking very poor

slovenly

adjective

careless, or untidy

wind-blown

adjective

looking untidy because of being blown around by the wind

raggedy

adjective

informal

wearing old dirty clothes and looking very poor

look like something the cat dragged/brought in

to have a very dirty or untidy appearance

nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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