Meaning of “scrappy” in the English Dictionary

"scrappy" in British English

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uk /ˈskræp.i/ us /ˈskræp.i/

scrappy adjective (NOT IMPRESSIVE)

UK badly organized or put together:

I'm afraid your last essay was a very scrappy piece of work.
We were scrappy in the first half and deserved to lose.

untidy and not very attractive or well developed:

They live on a scrappy street in a poor part of town.
a patch of scrappy bushes by the front door
adverb uk /ˈskræp.əl.i/ us /ˈskræp.əl.i/

(Definition of “scrappy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"scrappy" in American English

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scrappyadjective [ -er/-est only ]

us /ˈskræp·i/ approving

very competitive and willing to oppose others without fear to achieve something:

They were a scrappy team – you had to go all out to beat them.

(Definition of “scrappy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)