HyperDic: scotch

English > 6 senses of the word Scotch / scotch:
ADJECTIVEpertScotch, Scots, Scottishof or relating to or characteristic of Scotland or its people or culture or its English dialect or Gaelic language
allscotch, economical, frugal, sparing, stintingavoiding waste
NOUNshapescotch, scorea slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)
foodScotch, Scotch whiskey, Scotch whisky, malt whiskey, malt whisky, Scotch malt whiskey, Scotch malt whiskywhiskey distilled in Scotland
VERBsocialscotch, thwart, queer, spoil, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilkhinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
contactscotchmake a small cut or score into
Scotch / scotch > pronunciation
Soundsskaa'ch
RhymesBoche ... wristwatch: 14 rhymes with aach...
English > Scotch: 6 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or characteristic of Scotland or its people or culture or its English dialect or Gaelic language.
SynonymsScots, Scottish
Spanishescocés
Catalanescocés, escocès
NounsScotlandone of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
English > scotch: 6 senses > adjective 2
Meaningavoiding waste.
Example "'scotch' is used only informally"
Synonymseconomical, frugal, sparing, stinting
BroaderthriftyCareful and diligent in the use of resources
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanisheconómico, frugal
Catalaneconòmic, frugal, sobri
English > scotch: 6 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally).
Synonymscore
Broaderincision, scratch, prick, slit, dentA depression scratched or carved into a surface
Verbsscotchmake a small cut or score into
English > Scotch: 6 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningwhiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from malted barley in a pot still.
SynonymsScotch whiskey, Scotch whisky, malt whiskey, malt whisky, Scotch malt whiskey, Scotch malt whisky
NarrowerDrambuieA sweet Scotch whisky liqueur
Broaderwhiskey, whiskyA liquor made from fermented mash of grain
Substance ofRob RoyA manhattan cocktail made with Scotch whiskey
Spanishgüisqui escocés, Scotch, Scotch whisky, whisky de malta, whisky escocés
Catalanwhisky escocès
English > scotch: 6 senses > verb 1, social
Meaninghinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsthwart, queer, spoil, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk
NarrowerdashDestroy or break
disappoint, let downfail to meet the hopes or expectations of
ruinDestroy or cause to fail
short-circuithamper the progress of
Broaderprevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbidKeep from happening / happening or arising
Spanishcontrariar, defraudar, desbaratar, estafar, estropear, frustrar
Catalandefraudar, desbaratar, estafar, frustrar, trastornar
English > scotch: 6 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningmake a small cut or score into.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderscore, nock, markmake small marks into the surface of
Nounsscotcha slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)

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