Scoffs vs Scuffs - What's the difference?

scoffs | scuffs |

As verbs the difference between scoffs and scuffs

is that scoffs is third-person singular of scoff while scuffs is third-person singular of scuff.

As a noun scoffs

is plural of lang=en.




  • Verb

  • (scoff)
  • scuffs



  • (scuff)

  • scuff



  • Caused by scraping, usually with one's feet.
  • Someone left scuff marks in the sand.


    (en verb)
  • To mishit (a shot on a ball) due to poor contact with the ball.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=September 2 , author= , title=Wales 2-1 Montenegro , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=The Montenegro captain was finding space at will and followed up with a speculative shot that he scuffed wide, after Wales were slow in closing down the Juventus striker.}}
  • To scrape the feet while walking.
  • To hit lightly, to brush against.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=December 29 , author=Keith Jackson , title=SPL: Celtic 1 Rangers 0 , work=Daily Record citation , page= , passage=Wallace threw himself at it to connect with a flying header. He looked a certain scorer but his effort scuffed the inside of Fraser Forster’s post.}}

    Derived terms

    * scuff mark

    See also

    * scoff * scruff


    (en noun)
  • The back part of the neck; the scruff.
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