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KK Pronunciation

〔 skɑtʃ 〕


〔 skɒtʃ 〕

Overview of noun scotch

The noun scotch has 2 senses

Overview of verb scotch

The verb scotch has 2 senses

  • thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk -- (hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent")

  • scotch -- (make a small cut or score into)

Overview of adj scotch

The adj scotch has 2 senses

  • Scots, Scottish, Scotch -- (of or relating to or characteristic of Scotland or its people or culture or its English dialect or Gaelic language; "Scots Gaelic"; "the Scots community in New York"; "`Scottish' tends to be the more formal term as in `The Scottish Symphony' or `Scottish authors' or `Scottish mountains'"; "`Scotch' is in disfavor with Scottish people and is used primarily outside Scotland except in such frozen phrases as `Scotch broth' or `Scotch whiskey' or `Scotch plaid'")

  • economical, frugal, scotch, sparing, stinting -- (avoiding waste; "an economical meal"; "an economical shopper"; "a frugal farmer"; "a frugal lunch"; "a sparing father and a spending son"; "sparing in their use of heat and light"; "stinting in bestowing gifts"; "thrifty because they remember the great Depression"; "`scotch' is used only informally")