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Definition of "scumbag" [scumbag]

  • Slang A person regarded as despicable. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "scumbag" in a sentence
  • "No doubt the word scumbag is too light a term for CEO Don Blankenship."
  • "This scumbag is a hypocrite who gunned for Clinton's blood during the latter's impeachment trial."
  • "Are we still talking about this guy, in all seriousness, the guy's a scumbag and needs to resign, but what makes him a scumbag is the fact that he cheated on his family, not that he's a republican, whats that word people use to describe a generalization of an entire group because of the actions of a select few, oh yeah, a stereotype!"