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scum | scumbag

Meaning: a worthless or very disliked person

For example:

  • The people who caused our economy to collapse are scum!

  • There are racist scumbags at some European football games who insult black and African players whenever they get the ball.

Quick Quiz:

In many countries, people who take drugs are treated like scum when they try to get help. They are treated
  1. very well
  2. very kindly
  3. very badly

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