Complete Definition of "scrap"

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Pronunciation
IPA|/skræp/
audio|en-us-scrap.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|æp

Etymology 1

Noun
en-noun

  1. A (small) leftover piece.

#: I found a scrap of cloth to patch the hole.

  1. (usually plural) leftover food.

#: Give the scraps to the dogs and watch them fight.

  1. Discarded material (especially metal), junk.

#: That car isn't good for anything but scrap.

Related terms
scrapbook
scrapheap
scrapper
scrappy
scrapyard

Verb
en-verb|scrap|p|ing

  1. to discard
  2. to scrapbook; to create scrapbooks

Etymology 2

Noun
scrap (plural: scraps)

  1. A fight, tussle, skirmish.

#: We got in a little scrap over who should pay the bill.

  1. slang Sureño gangster

#: Watchout for those scraps; they're dangerous!

Verb
en-verb|scrap|p|ing

  1. to fight

Category:English words with multiple etymologies

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it:scrap
hu:scrap
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te:scrap
vi:scrap

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