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English definition of “the scum of the earth”

the scum of the earth

informal
the worst type of people that can be imagined: These men are the scum of the earth.Unpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men
(Definition of the scum of the earth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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