scurvy (n.)

  1. a condition caused by deficiency of ascorbic acid (vitamin C)

    [ Syn: scorbutus ]

    scurvy (adj.)

  1. of the most contemptible kind; abject cowardice; a low stunt to pull; a low-down sneak; his miserable treatment of his family; You miserable skunk!; a scummy rabble; a scurvy trick

    [ Syn: abject , low , low-down , miserable , scummy ]

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