HyperDic: scab

English > 4 senses of the word scab:
NOUNperson scab, strikebreaker, blackleg, ratsomeone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
bodyscabthe crustlike surface of a healing skin lesion
VERBbodyscabform a scab
socialscab, fink, rat, blacklegtake the place of work of someone on strike
scab > pronunciation
Soundsskae'b
Rhymesab / Ab / AB ... taxicab: 20 rhymes with aeb...
English > scab: 4 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
Synonymsstrikebreaker, blackleg, rat
BroaderworkerA person who works at a specific occupation
Spanishcarnero, esquirol, rompe-huelga, rompe-huelgas, rompehuelgas
Catalanesquirol
Verbsscabtake the place of work of someone on strike
English > scab: 4 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe crustlike surface of a healing skin lesion.
Part ofskin, tegument, cutisA natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
NarrowerescharA dry scab formed on the skin following a burn or cauterization of the skin
Broadersolid body substanceThe solid parts of the body
Spanishcostra
Catalancrosta
Adjectivesscabbycovered with scabs
Verbsscabform a scab
English > scab: 4 senses > verb 1, body
Meaningform a scab.
PatternSomebody's (body part) ----s
Example"the wounds will eventually scab"
BroaderhealGet healthy again
Spanishcicatrizar
Catalancicatritzar
Nounsscabthe crustlike surface of a healing skin lesion
English > scab: 4 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningTake the place of work of someone on strike.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsfink, rat, blackleg
Broaderwork, do workBe employed
Nounsscabsomeone who works (or provides workers) during a strike

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