or person with a scruffy, dishevelled, unkempt or cheap
appearance. Tatty trainers
and unwashed clothes complimented by greasy
hair that hasn't been taken to a barber for a good
few months, let alone seen shampoo would constitute
a 'scratty' appearance. A cheap
brand of clothes with little style could
be described as 'scratty'. A tacky town or city could
be branded 'scratty'.
1: "Have you seen
Dave's new car?"
2: "The B reg metro?"
2: "Yeah, it's scratty."
1: "Dude, scratty Anne
has a new hair do, have you seen
2: "Yeah, looks like
she cut it herself."
1: "All those drugs have made Pete Doherty look really scratty."
1: "I went
to see some friends over Easter."
2: "What was it like
1: "To tell the truth, it was downright scratty."