Scruffy vs Tatty - What's the difference?

scruffy | tatty |


As adjectives the difference between scruffy and tatty

is that scruffy is untidy in appearance while tatty is dilapidated, distressed, worn-out, torn.

As nouns the difference between scruffy and tatty

is that scruffy is an artificial intelligence researcher who believes that intelligence is too complicated (or computationally intractable) to be solved with the sorts of homogeneous system favoured by the "neats" while tatty is (northern england|geordie|slang) potato.

scruffy

English

Adjective

(er)
  • untidy in appearance
  • See also

    * scruff

    Noun

    (scruffies)
  • An artificial intelligence researcher who believes that intelligence is too complicated (or computationally intractable) to be solved with the sorts of homogeneous system favoured by the "neats".
  • tatty

    English

    Noun

    (tatties)
  • (Northern England, Geordie, slang) potato
  • Adjective

    (er)
  • Dilapidated, distressed, worn-out, torn
  • The tramp wore a tatty old overcoat.

    See also

    * tatty bye ----