scrape

[ skreyp ]
/ skreɪp /
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verb (used with object), scraped, scrap·ing.

verb (used without object), scraped, scrap·ing.

noun

Origin of scrape

1350–1400; (verb) Middle English scrapen, from Old Norse skrapa (replacing Middle English shrapen from Old English scrapian “to scratch”); (cognate with Old Norse skrapa); (noun) Middle English, derivative of the verb
SYNONYMS FOR scrape
Related formsscrap·a·ble, adjectivescrape·age, nounun·scraped, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for scrapable

scrape

/ (skreɪp) /

verb

noun

Derived Formsscrapable, adjectivescraper, noun

Word Origin for scrape

Old English scrapian; related to Old Norse skrapa, Middle Dutch schrapen, Middle High German schraffen
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Idioms and Phrases with scrapable

scrape


see (scrape the) bottom of the barrel; bow and scrape; scare (scrape) up.

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