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Origin of scupper1
Definition for scupper (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Origin of scupper2
Example sentences from the Web for scupper
The bid was expected to be approved before it was scuppered by the phone hacking scandal this summer.Sir Harold Evans Fights Back Against Rupert Murdoch at Leveson Inquiry|Mike Giglio|May 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Alas, the filming of Roman Holiday went on too long and scuppered the wedding plans entirely.
He was in command of the post, and Major Mallery and the other officers with him might be scuppered.Cupid in Africa|P. C. Wren
"It's early days to conclude Durrance has got scuppered," said he.
The Huns had scuppered this battery and ransacked their dug-outs.Pushed and the Return Push|George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
"I don't think Durrance has got scuppered," said he, as he rose from his chair.
You would probably have all been scuppered if we had got up with the ole man.On the Heels of De Wet|The Intelligence Officer