HyperDic: scupper

English > 3 senses of the word scupper:
NOUNartifactscupperdrain that allows water on the deck of a vessel to flow overboard
VERBcompetitionscupper, ambush, bushwhack, waylay, lurk, ambuscade, lie in waitwait in hiding to attack
communicationscupper, queer, expose, endanger, perilput in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
scupper > pronunciation
Soundsskah'per
Rhymesasper ... zipper: 139 rhymes with per...
English > scupper: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningdrain that allows water on the deck of a vessel to flow overboard.
Broaderdrain, drainpipe, waste pipeA pipe through which liquid is carried away
Spanishembornal, imbornal
Catalanembó, embornal
English > scupper: 3 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningwait in hiding to attack.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsambush, bushwhack, waylay, lurk, ambuscade, lie in wait
BroaderwaitStay in one place and anticipate or expect something
Spanishemboscar, esconderse
Catalanamagar-se, estar amagat
English > scupper: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningput in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsqueer, expose, endanger, peril
Narrowercompromiseexpose or make liable to danger, suspicion, or disrepute
Broaderaffect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touchHave an effect upon
Spanisharriesgar, comprometer, exponer
Catalanarriscar, comprometre, exposar

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