Dictionary.com

Scopes

[ skohps ]
/ skoʊps /
Save This Word!

noun
John Thomas, 1901–70, U.S. high school teacher whose teaching of the Darwinian theory of evolution became a cause célèbre (Scopes Trial, or Monkey Trial ) in 1925.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “ITS” VS. “IT’S”!
Apostrophes can be tricky; prove you know the difference between "it’s" and "its" in this crafty quiz!
Question 1 of 8
On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use Scopes in a sentence

FEEDBACK