- to emit a harsh, grating sound: The gate scrooped as he swung it shut.
- a scrooping sound.
- ability to make a rustling sound added to silk or rayon fabrics during finishing by treating them with certain acids.
Origin of scroop
Examples from the Web for scroop
Historical Examples of scroop
His best friend, Scroop, plots to kill him, but is detected and put to death.William Shakespeare
The schooner drifted away, with Captain Scroop at the wheel.Jack Harvey's Adventures
Ruel Perley Smith
Archbishop Scroop beheaded at York, England, for insurrection.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology
Several of the families of Scroop, Plessey, and Frank, were buried here.The Ballads and Songs of Yorkshire
C. J. Davison Ingledew
For Scroop, I hope that by care we may yet cure him; he is still insensible.The Weird of the Wentworths, Vol. 1
- (intr) to emit a grating or creaking sound
- such a sound