scrape

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scrape

A slang expression for a property with improvements that should be bulldozed because they detract from the value of the land.Example: “That old shopping center is a scrape.”

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THE normally excellent Wossy scrapes the bottom of the barrel as Jay-Z discusses his performance at Glastonbury and newly pregnant Charlotte Church gives her first TV interview since having her first baby last year.
The Freaky Girls bring out the worst in people and this song really scrapes the bottom of the barrel.