What Does Scrub Mean?

A term that is widely used in texting and chat, and on social media and elsewhere on the internet, but what does Scrub mean in slang?

what does scrub mean

Most Common Scrub Meaning

Scrub means loser.

Using Scrub

Scrub is used to belittle someone for having a low social and/or economic status, or for not being very good at something.


I don’t care if he is a nice guy, I ain’t dating no scrub.

Alternative Scrub Meanings

To cancel, abandon or delete something.
Work clothes worn by hospital staff.
To clean.

What Does Scrub Mean?


Related Slang Terms

ChavA young person, perceived as belonging to a lower social class and displaying brash or loutish behavior.
PlebA person from the lower social classes.
RatchetCoarse and inelegant.