Reverse Dictionary: SC – SCD


SCAB, SCABBED, SCABBY – ADJECTIVES
GALE covered in scabs, itching, suffering from scabies, eczema, or some other skin disease …20C W. Indies sl.
REEFY scabby, itching …1684 Sc. & Eng. dial.
SCABBERT scabbed, bare …1824 Sc.
SCALD scabbed, scurfy, affected with eczema or ringworm …1641 Sc. & Eng. dial.

SCAB etc. – NOUNS
ATTER a scab, a dry sore …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
BILDER a scab …Bk1898 Sc.
HATTEREL;  HITTERIL a collection of sores in any part of the body; a series of scabs running into one another …1892 Sc. & Eng. dial.
SANDY MACNAB;  SANDY MCNAB a scab …1920s Aust. rhyming sl.
SCALL a scab, a blister; a skin sore …1677 Sc. & Eng. dial.

SCAB etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
SCABBARD a ‘scabbed’ person; a dirty, mangy, scabby person …c1440 obs.
SCALL a mean, scabby fellow …Bk1880 Eng. dial.


SCABIES – ADJECTIVES
– suffering from scabies, eczema, or some other skin disease GALE 20C W. Indies sl.

SCABIES – NOUNS
SCABIOPHOBIA Bk1991 – an abnormal fear of scabies


SCAFFOLD, SCAFFOLDING – NOUNS
– a scaffold, stand, supporting structure LATHE 1476 obs.
– scaffolding SCAFFLING 1824 Eng. dial.

SCAFFOLD etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a scaffolder SCAVVY Brit. sl.


SCALD,  SCALDED – ADJECTIVES
 – scalded SCALT 1795 Amer. dial.

SCALD etc. – VERBS
– to scald; to blister the skin by heat or friction SCALDER 1808 Eng. dial.


SCALE – NOUNS
– a scale, balance LAUNCE 1590 obs. rare


SCALLION – NOUNS
– a scallion CHIBBOLE 1896 Amer. dial.
– a scallion SCONION 1968 Amer. dial.
– a scallion SCUNNION 1968 Amer. dial.


SCALLOP – NOUNS
– a small scallop QUEEN 1890 Eng. dial.


SCALP, SCALPING – NOUNS
BARK a scalp …1848 Amer. dial. obs.
CROWN 1687 US – a scalp
GREEN SCALP 1758 US – a fresh scalp
HAIR the scalp, as a trophy …M19 US sl.
INDIAN HAIRCUT scalping …20C US sl. 
SCAMP the scalp or head …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SKALK the scalp …a1340 obs.
SKULL the crown or top of the head; the bare scalp …c1380 obs.

SCALP etc. – VERBS
BARK to scalp …1958 Amer. dial.
LIFT HAIR to scalp …M19 US sl.
RAISE HAIR to scalp …M19 US sl.


SCALPEL – NOUNS
– a scalpel, a razor RACER 1570 obs. rare


SCAM – NOUNS
DODGE a swindle; a scam; a deception …Bk2006 US sl.
RANICKY a deceptive story or scheme; a prank, a racket, a scam …1916 Amer. dial.
RANI-CUM-BOOGERIE a deceptive story or scheme; a prank, a racket, a scam …1945 Amer. dial.
RANNIKABOO a deceptive story or scheme; a prank, a racket, a scam …1935 Amer. dial.
REINIKABOO a deceptive story or scheme; a prank, a racket, a scam …1901 Amer. dial.
RENICKY a deceptive story or scheme; a prank, a racket, a scam …1916 Amer. dial.
RENICKY-BOO a deceptive story or scheme; a prank, a racket, a scam …1916 Amer. dial.


SCAMP, SCAMPISHNESS – NOUNS
– RAFFISHNESS scampishness …Bk1903 sl.
 
SCAMP etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– BADLING a worthless person; a good-for-nothing; a rascal; a scamp; a naughty child …c1600 Sc. & N. Eng. dial. obs.
– BLACKGUARD a man coarse in speech, and offensive in manner; a scamp; a scoundrel; an unprincipled or disreputable fellow …1732
– CATSO a base fellow; a rogue, rascal, scamp …1602 sl. obs.
– DARBY-RINGER a scamp; a petty crook …c1795 sl.
– FANG a lout, a scamp, a disagreeable person …1871 Sc.
– FANGSHAL a lout, a scamp, a disagreeable person …1916 Sc.
– HALLION a clown; a clumsy fellow; a good-for-nothing idle scamp; a sloven; a rascal …1789 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– HASH a wasteful, slovenly person; one who talks nonsense; a fool; a scamp; also, a term of endearment for a boy …1685 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– HORSE-FLY a fellow; occasionally, a scamp …1859 US sl.
– HOSS-FLY a fellow; occasionally, a scamp …1846 US sl.
– HULLION a clown; a clumsy fellow; a good-for-nothing idle scamp; a sloven; a rascal …1789 Sc. & Ireland
– LAND-LOUPER one who roams about the country idly or to escape the law; a vagrant, a roving vagabond, an adventurer, a scamp …1720 Sc. & Eng. dial.
LEERICAN 1904 Sc. – a larrikin, a rowdy, a hooligan, a scamp
LICK 1724 Sc. – a wag, a scamp
– LICKPENNY a scamp, a rascal …1899 Sc.
– LITTLE MONKEY a mischievous person; a rascal, a scamp …1930
– LITTLE SCUT a little boy; a scamp, a rascal …1953 Amer. dial.
– MONKEY a mimic; a person who acts comically; a mischievous person; a rascal, a scamp …1589
– NAZZARD an insignificant or feeble person; a worthless scamp; a silly, foolish fellow …1619 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– NICKUM;  KNICKUM a scamp, a rogue, a mischievous boy …1804 Sc. 
– RABSCALLION a rascal, a knave, a rogue; a vagabond, a scamp; a worthless wretch …1699
– RACKAPELT a man of dissolute habits; a scamp; a noisy person or animal …Bk19C Eng. dial.
– RAPSCALLION a worthless wretch; a rascal, a rogue, a scamp; a wild, reckless fellow; a vagabond; a ne’er-do-well …1699
– SACKET a term of abuse; a scamp, a rascal, a pert, impudent person …1853 Sc.
– SANNUP a scamp; a mischievous boy …1939 Amer. dial.
– SARRAH an unmanageable scamp …Bk1869 Eng. dial.
– SCABBLE-OUT an idle, drunken scamp …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCADDLE-OUT an idle, drunken scamp …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCALAWAG;  SCALLAWAG; SCALLOWAG;  SCALLYWAG a disreputable or very mischievous fellow; a good-for-nothing; a good-tempered scamp; a ne’er-do-well; a scapegrace, a blackguard; a worthless person; a rascal; a naughty child …1848
– SCAMPERIL a scampish juvenile; a mischievous child …Bk1876 Eng. dial. 
– SCAPEGRACE a careless, idle, harebrained fellow; a graceless, good-for-nothing fellow; a ne’er-do-well; a complete rogue or rascal; a habitually unscrupulous person; a scamp (rarely applied to a female) …1809
– SCARAMOUCH a disreputable fellow; a rascal, a scamp; a term of contempt …1676
– SCELLUM;  SCHELLAM a rascal, a scamp, a rogue, a scoundrel, a villain …1611 arch.
– SCHNICKLEFRITZ a mischievous little boy; a scamp, a rascal; usually used endearingly …1916 Amer. dial.
– SCOFE a worthless scamp …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCOOT a mean and utterly contemptible person; a scamp; a conceited boaster …1822 Sc. 
– SCOWDER a term of contempt for a rogue or scamp; one likely to be singed in hell …1894 Sc. 
– SCUD a little boy; a scamp, a rascal …1916 Amer. dial.
– SCUT a little boy; a scamp, a rascal …1953 Amer. dial.
– SKALAWAG;  SKALLAWAG a rogue; a rascal; a scamp; a good-for-nothing; a deceiver …1848 Amer. dial.
– SKELLUM a rascal, a scamp, a rogue, a scoundrel, a villain …1611 arch.
– SKELM a rascal, a scamp, a rogue, a scoundrel, a villain …1611 arch.
– SNICKELTYFRITZ a mischievous little boy; a scamp, a rascal; usually used endearingly …1916 Amer. dial.
– SNICKETYFRITZ a mischievous little boy; a scamp, a rascal; usually used endearingly …1916 Amer. dial.
– SNICKLEFRITZ a mischievous little boy; a scamp, a rascal; usually used endearingly …1905 Amer. dial.
– SNIGGLEFRITZ a mischievous little boy; a scamp, a rascal; usually used endearingly …1905 Amer. dial.
– SPALPEEN a disagreeable, miserable, or contemptible person; a low, mean, or good-for-nothing fellow; a worthless person; a rogue, a rascal, a scamp …1815 Irish
– TAGGELT a ragged, dirty person; a vagabond; an idle good-for-nothing or disreputable person; a rascal, scamp …Bk1878 Eng. dial.
– TAGIT a ragged, dirty person; a vagabond; an idle good-for-nothing or disreputable person; a rascal, scamp …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TARRON a scamp, a rake …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– THIEF a term of contempt or vituperation used with no implication of dishonesty; a rascal, a scamp …1827 Sc.
– VAURIEN a worthless, good-for-nothing fellow; a scamp …1825-9
– VAUT RIEN a worthless, good-for-nothing fellow; a scamp …1868
– WANGRACE a blackguard; a scamp; a ne’er-do-well …Bk1905 Sc.
– WANT-GRACE one who lacks grace; an unprincipled person; a reprobate, a scamp …1603 obs.
– WIDDIEFOO;  WIDDIEFOW;  WIDDIEFU;  WIDDYFU one fit to fill a hangman’s noose; a gallows-bird; a scoundrel; a scamp, a rogue, a mischievous person, a romp; a person of small stature and short temper …1721 Sc.
– WIRL a puny, ill-developed person; a stunted or deformed person, a dwarf; also used jocularly of a mischievous child, a young scamp …1893 Sc.
– WIRLY-WARLY a puny, ill-developed person; a stunted or deformed person, a dwarf; also used jocularly of a mischievous child, a young scamp …1856 Sc.
– WIRRAL a puny, ill-developed person; a stunted or deformed person, a dwarf; also used jocularly of a mischievous child, a young scamp …1935 Sc.
– WROW a puny, ill-developed person; a stunted or deformed person, a dwarf; also used jocularly of a mischievous child, a young scamp …1893 Sc.
– WURL a puny, ill-developed person; a stunted or deformed person, a dwarf; also used jocularly of a mischievous child, a young scamp …1898 Sc.


SCAMPER, SCAMPERING – NOUNS
LALEEKING unrestrained junketing or scampering …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
LALLOCKING unrestrained junketing or scampering …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
SKIRMISH a scamper, a scramble …1835

SCAMPER etc. – VERBS
KEANE to scamper …1851 Eng. dial.
LOUNDER to lounge; to walk about idly or awkwardly; to flounder, run, scamper …1893 Eng. dial.
SCAMMER to scamper, to run quickly …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SCAMPO to scamper; to run quickly …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SCAPE to run at large, to scamper …1903 Sc.
SCAPEN OFF to scamper, to flee …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SCAPER to run off quickly; to scamper …1851 Eng. dial.
SCARBER to scramble; to scamper off in a hurried manner …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SCOOR to run quickly; to scamper, to hurry; of a horse: to rush off sideways …1725 Sc. & Eng. dial.
SCOPPER to scamper off, to run away …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SCOUF to run, to scamper …1960 Sc.
SCOUP to run, to move hastily; to scamper; to leap, to skip …1721 Sc.
SCOUR to run quickly; to scamper, to hurry; of a horse: to rush off sideways …1725 Sc. & Eng. dial.
SCOWER to run quickly; to scamper, to hurry; of a horse: to rush off sideways …1725 Sc. & Eng. dial.
SKEDOO to rush off, to scamper, to escape …M19 sl., orig. US
SKIDADDLE to rush off, to scamper, to escape …M19 sl., orig. US
SKIDOODLE to rush off, to scamper, to escape …M19 sl., orig. US
SKITTER to move or run rapidly; to hurry about; to scamper off …1845


SCAN – VERBS
– to scan; to direct one’s eyes sharply KEEN 1941 Amer. dial.
– to scan, to look at; to see; to catch sight of, to discover by sight KEN c1205 arch.


SCANDAL, SCANDALOUS – ADJECTIVES
– GAMY scandalous; indecent …a1961 chiefly US
– JUICY scandalous, sensational, esp. in a sexual way …1883 UK sl.
– LONG-LUGGED eager to listen to secrets or scandal, given to eavesdropping …1901 Sc.
– NEWSY talkative; full of gossip; scandal-loving; inquisitive …1873 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– RED-HOT filled with scandal …1950 Amer. sl.
– RIDICULOUS shameful, disgraceful, scandalous …1893 Eng. dial.
– SCABROUS indecent or scandalous; risqué; obscene 
– SCANDICULOUS scandalous and ridiculous …1881 Amer. dial.
 
SCANDAL etc. – NOUNS
– BIG NOISE the important current news; the current scandal …Bk2006 US sl.
– BIG STINK a major issue; a scandal; a big argument …Bk1975 US sl.
– BROKEN FEATHER IN ONE’S WING, A a blot on one’s character; a scandal connected with one …1877
– CALLING gossip, scandal, idling …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– CLISH-CLASH idle gossiping talk, scandal …1807 Sc.
– CLISHMACLASH clish-clash, idle gossiping talk, scandal …1878 Sc.
– DIRT gossip; scandal; incriminating secrets …Bk2006 US sl.
– DIRTY LAUNDRY scandal; unpleasant private matters …Bk2006 US sl.
– DIRTY LINEN scandal; unpleasant private matters …Bk2006 US sl.
– DISCLANDER reproach or reprobation called forth by what is considered shameful or wrong; public disgrace or opprobrium; scandal …1362 obs.
– ÉCLAT public display, ostentation; notoriety, publicity; a public exposure, scandal, ‘scene’ …a1674 obs.
– FLAP an argument; a minor scandal …Bk2006 US sl.
– GUP gossip; scandal; silly talk …1883 Anglo-Indian colloq.
– GUP-GUP gossip; scandal …1809 Anglo-Indian colloq.
– HARD WORD abuse; scandal …1891 Sc. & Eng. dial.
HEEL-TAPS Bk1902 Eng. dial. – a term of contempt used when speaking of a scandal
– ILL-WIND scandal, slander, evil report of someone …1866 Sc. 
– LACK a disgrace, scandal …1827 Sc.
– MOCKINGBIRD TALE loose tattle of one who receives a bit of scandal in confidence, and proceeds to broadcast it …1950 Amer. dial.
– RICKING scandalous talk …1873 Eng. dial.
– SCANCE blame, reproach, scandal …Bk1904 Sc.
– SCANDAL-CRACK a chat involving the repetition of scandal …1873 Eng. dial.
– SCANMAG chatter, gossip, scandal …E18 sl.
– SCLAIVER a piece of scandal; idle or slanderous gossip …1921 Sc.
– SCORE absolution from scandal …1787 Sc.
– SHOND shame, disgrace, infamy; scandal …a900 obs.
– SKANDER slander, scandal …1338 obs. rare
– UGLY WHISPER a scandal, slander …1891 Eng. dial.
– UPSTORE a report, scandal …1885 Eng. dial. 
 
SCANDAL etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– PASSA a scandal-monger, a gossip, a telltale; always of a woman …1908 Sc. 
– RAISER one who spreads scandal …c1460
– SCANDAL-BEARER a propagator of scandal or malicious gossip …Bk1898
– SCANDALIST one who causes scandal …a1706 obs.
– SCANDAL-JOBBER a scandal-monger …1873 Eng. dial.
– SCANDALLER one who utters scandal; one who slanders …c1620 obs.
– SCANDAL-MONGER a person who spreads scandal or gossip; one who spreads defamatory reports or rumours concerning the character or reputation of others …1721
– SCLAVE a gossip; one who tittle-tattles; a scandal-monger …1969 Sc.
– TALE-HEARER a willing listener to scandal or gossip …1647
– TANGLE-MONGER a woman scandal-monger; one who fogs and implies everything …1909 UK society sl. 
– TITIVIL a tattling telltale, a mischievous talebearer, one who spreads scandal …1523
– TITIVILLER a tattling telltale, a mischievous talebearer, one who spreads scandal …1581 obs. rare
– UNLEAD a wicked person with evil intentions; a scandalous fellow; an outlaw …1677 Eng. dial. obs.
 
SCANDAL etc. – VERBS
– AIR DIRTY LAUNDRY to reveal or discuss private matters, esp. of a scandalous or controversial nature …1872
 BLART to let out a secret; to spread abroad news or scandal ..Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 BLAZE to vilify, to calumniate; to spread rumours or scandal …1807 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– BLEEZE to spread news or scandal; to defame; to boast; to bluster …Bk1911 Sc.
– BLOW THE LID OFF to expose to public view, esp. to reveal something scandalous, illegal, etc. …colloq.
– DISCLANDER to bring into public disgrace or opprobrium; to bring scandal upon …c1385 obs.
– SCANDALEESE to shock the feelings of, to spread scandal …1897 Sc.


SCANDALIZE, SCANDALIZED – ADJECTIVES
– scandalized ILLIFIED Bk1902 Eng. dial.

SCANDALIZE etc. – VERBS
– to scandalize MALLOCK Bk1905 Eng. dial.


SCANDINAVIA – ADJECTIVES
SCANDAHOOFIAN Scandinavian …L19 US sl.
SCANDIHOOVIAN Scandinavian …1936 Amer. dial.
SCANDY Scandinavian …L19 sl., orig. NZ

SCANDINAVIA – NOUNS
SCANDINOOVIA Scandinavia …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
SCANDIWEGIA Scandinavia …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
SCOWEGIA Scandinavia …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
SCOWOOGIA Scandinavia …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

SCANDINAVIA – NOUNS, PERSON
BOXHEAD a Scandinavian …1926 Amer. sl., contemptuous usage
DUMBSOCKS a nickname for a Scandinavian …20C US sl., derogatory
HERRING-CHOKER a Scandinavian …1944 US sl.
SCAN a Scandinavian …2001 sl.
SCAND a Scandinavian …2001 sl. 
SCANDAHOOVIAN a Scandinavian person …1890 US sl.
SCANDIAN a Scandinavian …1668
SCANDIHOOVIAN a Scandinavian …1930 Amer. dial. 
SCANDINAVIAN a native or inhabitant of Scandinavia; one connected ethnographically with Norway, Sweden, or Denmark …1830
SCANDY a Scandinavian …1887 sl., orig. NZ 
SCOWEGIAN a Scandinavian …1919 Amer. dial.
SCOWOOGIAN. a Scandinavian …1936 Amer. dial.
SQUAREHEAD a Scandinavian …1903 sl., chiefly US, derogatory


SCANT, SCANTILY, SCANTINESS, SCANTY – ADJECTIVES
– ARGH scanty, insufficient …Bk1898 Sc.
– BARISH scanty, rather bare …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– CHINTZY meagre, scanty, insufficient …1967 Amer. dial.
– EXIGUOUS scant in measure or number; extremely small, little, diminutive, minute, slender …1651
– FEEBLE limited in quantity or amount, insufficient, scanty …1494 obs.
– GANT scanty …Bk1900 Eng. dial.  
– ILL poor in quality; of little worth or substance, scanty, famine-stricken …1712 Sc. 
– MAGER scanty …1962 Sc.
– NABER scant, stingy, giving short measure …1908 Sc. obs.
– PIDDLING scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SCANTLING small, very scanty …Bk1904 Sc.
– SCARCE AS A DECENT PEN IN A POST OFFICE scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SCARCE AS HEN’S TEETH scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SCARCE AS ICE WATER IN HELL scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SCARCE AS MONEY AROUND THE STOCK MARKET scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SCARCER THAN A DECENT PEN IN A POST OFFICE scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SCAWT scruffy, mean, contemptible, scanty, niggling; short of due measure …c1715 Sc.
– SCIMP scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SCIMPING scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SCIMPY scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SCRANNY scanty or of inferior quality; poor …1867 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCRIMP scanty, short in measure, straitened; niggardly …1794 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCRIMPY scanty, small, pinched; puny, miserable; mean, niggardly …1865 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCUDDY scant, too small; not having a sufficiency, penurious …B1900 Sc.
– SILLY scanty, sorry, meagre, poor …1593 obs.
– SKIMP scarce; scanty …1775
– SKIMPING scarce; scanty …Bk1905 Amer. dial.
– SKIMPY scanty, meagre; stinted or stunted in some respect …1847
– SKRIMPY scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SLACK scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SLIM scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SLINKY scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– WANING becoming scanty, running short …1632 rare
 
SCANT etc. – ADVERBS
– FEEBLY in a sorry manner or plight; inefficiently, insufficiently, niggardly, poorly, scantily …c1290 obs.
– RARELY thinly, scantily …1523 obs. rare
– SCRIMPLY scantily …1864 Sc.
 
SCANT etc. – NOUNS
– PARCITY scantiness, meagreness, smallness …1509 obs.
– RARENESS thinness; fewness, scantiness …1588 obs. rare
– SCANT scantiness, scarcity, lack …1841 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCRIMPITNESS scantiness …1791 Sc.


SCAPEGOAT – NOUNS, PERSON
AUNT SALLY a scapegoat, often unfairly so …L19 sl.
BALL ON THE HAT, THE a scapegoat …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
BATTERING-STOCK a scapegoat who gets the blows and reproaches due to another …Bk1873 Eng. dial.
BATTING-STOCK a scapegoat, one who takes the blows due to another …1684 Eng. dial.
BATTING-STONE a scapegoat, one who takes the blows due to another …1843 Ireland
FALL BITCH a woman who bears the punishment for another’s wrongdoing …20C sl.
FALL GUY a scapegoat for a crime or misdemeanour …1904 sl., orig. US
GOAT a scapegoat; a person who (rightly or wrongly) takes the blame …L19 US
PUNCHING BAG a person serving as an object of abuse; a scapegoat …colloq.
SCRAPEGOAT a scapegoat …1955 Amer. dial.
WYTESMAN someone to bear the blame, a scapegoat …1929 Sc.

SCAPEGOAT – VERBS
BE LEFT CARRYING THE CAN to be made the scapegoat, to be burdened with (usually unwanted) responsibility, or both …M20 colloq.
CARRY THE CAN to take the blame or punishment on behalf of another; to be made a scapegoat; to do the dirty work while another gets the credit …1929 UK sl., orig. navy
CARRY THE CAN BACK to take the blame or punishment on behalf of another; to be made a scapegoat; to do the dirty work while another gets the credit …1929 UK sl., orig. navy
FALL-GUY to exploit as a ‘fall guy’ (scapegoat) …1930 Amer. criminals’ sl.
PASS THE BUCK TO to shift responsibility to; to make a scapegoat or dupe of a person …1920
THROW UNDER THE BUS to abandon or betray a person, esp. a colleague or friend, in order to protect or advance one’s own interests; to make a scapegoat of …1994 colloq.
TOSS UNDER THE BUS to abandon or betray a person, esp. a colleague or friend, in order to protect or advance one’s own interests; to make a scapegoat of …2006


SCAPEGRACE – NOUNS, PERSON
HARD CASE a reckless scapegrace; an unregenerate loafer; a dissipated person, or any wicked person …1859 Amer. dial.
NINETER a scapegrace, a mischievous fellow, a rascal …1884 Eng. dial.
NOINTER a scapegrace, a mischievous fellow or child; a brat …1884 Eng. dial.
SCALAWAG;  SCALLAWAG;  SCALLOWAGSCALLYWAG – a disreputable or very mischievous fellow; a good-for-nothing; a good-tempered scamp; a ne’er-do-well; a scapegrace, a blackguard; a worthless person; a rascal; a naughty child …1848
SCANT-O-GRACE a scapegrace, a reprobate …1718 Sc. obs.


SCAR, SCARRED – ADJECTIVES
ARRED marked with scars; esp. of the marks left by smallpox …Bk198 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
HACKSEY-LOOKED of one’s features: scarred, pitted as if with smallpox …1825 Sc.

SCAR etc. – NOUNS
ARR a scar or mark left by a wound …1781 Sc. & Eng. dial.
ATTERIL a scar with a rough surface …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
BLAIN a fault; a blemish; a scar; discolouration of skin after a sore …Bk1911 Sc.
GLASGOW GRIN;  GLESGA GRIN a slash or slash-scar on the face …1988 Sc. sl.
HATTEREL a scar with a rough surface …Bk1898 N. Ireland
OTTREL a scar with a rough surface …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
PET a scar or protuberance on the skin; a pit or small depression, such as left on the skin by smallpox …1899 Amer. dial.
SCARS the scars left from continuous injections of narcotics …1940s African-American sl.
SCORE a scar or mark left by a wound, a weal …1966 Sc.
WAM a scar …a1585 Sc. obs.

SCAR etc. – VERBS
ARR to scar; to scratch; to beat …1841 Eng. dial.
MARK UP to bruise; to leave scars after a fight …1910s sl.


SCARCE, SCARCITY – ADJECTIVES
– DAINTY precious; hence, rare, scarce …? a1500 obs.
– GAYSON scantily produced; rare, scarce, uncommon …1377 obs.
– GEASON scantily produced; rare, scarce, uncommon …1377 obs.
– PIDDLING scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SCANTISH scarce …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCANTLY scarce …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCARCE AS A DECENT PEN IN A POST OFFICE scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SCARCE AS HEN’S TEETH scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SCARCE AS ICE WATER IN HELL scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SCARCE AS MONEY AROUND THE STOCK MARKET scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SCARCE AS ROCKING HORSE DROPPINGS very rare or scarce …2003 sl.
– SCARCER THAN A DECENT PEN IN A POST OFFICE scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SCARCEY scarce …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCARCY scarce …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCIMP scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SCIMPING scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SCIMPY scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SCRIMPY scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SKERCHE scarce …1500-20 Sc. obs.
– SKIMP scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SKIMPING scarce; scanty …Bk1905 Amer. dial.
– SKIMPY scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SKRIMPY scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SLACK scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SLIM scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SLINKY scarce; scanty …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– THIN few, scarce …1853 Sc.
– UNDERHANDED scarce …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
SCARCE etc. – NOUNS
– DEFAULT absence of something wanted; want, lack, scarcity of …a1300 obs. or arch.
– FAULT deficiency, lack, scarcity, want of; want of food or necessaries …a1300 obs.
– GEASON rarity, scarcity …1509 obs. rare
– SCANT scantiness, scarcity, lack …1841 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCANTITY a scarcity …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCARCEHEED scarcity, want …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
 
SCARCE etc. – VERBS
– DEARTH to make dear in price; to raise the price of anything; to cause or produce a scarcity of or in anything …c1440 obs. exc. Sc.
– SCANT to become scarce or slight in amount, force, etc. …1871 Sc.
– SCARCEN to render scarce; to lessen the number …1884 N. Ireland


SCARCELY – ADVERBS
BARE no more than, at most; scarcely, barely …c1325 arch.
FAINTLY hardly, scarcely …1529 obs.
FAIR scarcely, barely …1894 Amer. dial.
HARD AND SHARP scarcely, hardly, with difficulty, barely …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
HARDLEYS hardly, scarcely …1805 Sc. & Eng. dial.
HARDLINGS hardly, scarcely …1839 Eng. dial.
JIMPLY scarcely, hardly …1788 Sc.
NARROWLY barely, scarcely …c1375 obs. rare
SCANT scarcely …1877 Sc. & Eng. dial.
SCANTLINS scarcely …1773 Sc.
SCARCELINGS scarcely …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SCARCELINS scarcely …1902 Sc. & Eng. dial.
SCRIMP scarcely, barely …1796 Sc. obs.
SCRIMPITLY scarcely, hardly …1838 Sc.
SCRIMPLY scarcely, barely …1805 Sc.


SCARE, SCARED, SCARINESS, SCARY – ADJECTIVES
 AFEAR in a state of fear or apprehension; afraid, scared …c1375 rare
– AFFESED scared, alarmed, perturbed …1614 obs. rare
– AFRAID OF ONE’S SHADOW adj. scared of small or imaginary things; very easily frightened; jumpy; nervous …Bk1994 
– ASCAID scared, afraid …1926 Amer. dial.
– ASCAIRT scared, afraid …1926 Amer. dial.
– ASCARED scared, afraid …1926 Amer. dial.
– ASKEARED scared, afraid …1926 Amer. dial.
– ASKEERED scared, afraid …1926 Amer. dial.
– BUGGERY-LOOKING adj. ugly, forbidding, or scary-looking …1956 Amer. dial.
 BUTT-PUCKERED scared …1970s US sl.
– FAINTY weak from fear; scared …1965 Amer. dial.
– FAT AROUND THE HEART afraid, scared …1935 Amer. dial.
– GALLARD frightened, scared, alarmed …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GALLERED frightened, scared, alarmed …1825 Eng. dial.
– GALLEYED frightened, scared, alarmed …1825 Eng. dial.
– GALLIED frightened, scared, alarmed …1825 Eng. dial.
– GALLIFIED frightened, scared, alarmed …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GALLOWED frightened, scared, alarmed …1825 Eng. dial. 
– GHASTFUL full of fear, scared …LME arch.
– HAIRY dangerous, scary, frightening, esp. if thrilling, exciting …1945 US sl.
 HINCTY;  HINKTY scared, jumpy, nervous, paranoid …1957 US sl.
– ILL-FLEYED scared, frightened …1884 Eng. dial.
– MAD SCARED very scared …1994 Amer. sl.
– NERVY nervous; ill at ease; scared, cowardly, tense …1891 sl.
– POKEY;  POKY spooky, scary, eerie …1858 Amer. dial.
– SCAR scared, timid, shy; wild; sour-looking …1700 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCARED CRAPLESS extremely scared or frightened …1910s sl.
– SCARED FARTLESS extremely frightened or scared …1930s Can. sl.
– SCARED PISSLESS extremely scared or frightened …1910s sl.
– SCARED RIGID utterly scared or terrified …20C sl.
– SCARED SHIT extremely scared or frightened …1910s sl.
– SCARED SHITLESS extremely scared or frightened; senseless with fear or physical distress …1910s sl.
– SCARED STIFF utterly scared or terrified …20C sl.
– SCARED TITLESS extremely scared or frightened …1910s sl.
– SCARED WITLESS absolutely scared or terrified …1920s sl.
– SCART frightened, scared …1871 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCAT scared …1839 Eng. dial.
– SCOUKIN furtive, sullen; of a look: having a skulking, furtive, or hangdog look; of a person: scary …1825 Sc.
– SHITLESS extremely scared or frightened …1910s sl.
– SICK scary …1995 US sl.
– SO SCARED ONE’S ASS WAS CUTTING BUTTONHOLES very scared …1979 Amer. sl.
– SPOOGY scary …1990s US teen sl.
 
SCARE etc. – NOUNS
– BOO a bad scare; a serious fright …1930s African-American sl.
– BOOF a scare, a fright …1896 Amer. dial.
– GALLIMENT a fright, scare, alarm …1790 Eng. dial. 
– GLIFF a sudden fright or shock; a scare; a state of excitement …1732 obs. exc. Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– NASTIES any unpleasant, disgusting, threatening or scary things or persons …1930s US sl.
POKERISHNESS 1845 US colloq., obs. rare – a being frightening; scariness; eeriness
– SPOOK a fright, a scare …1980s S. Afr.
 
SCARE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– NASTIES any unpleasant, disgusting, threatening or scary persons …1930s US sl.
– SCAREDY-CAT a fraidy-cat …1930 colloq.
 
SCARE etc. – VERBS
 AFFESE to frighten, to terrify; to scare, to alarm …c1425 obs.
– BRICK to be scared …20C teen & high school sl.
– CACK ONE’S CORDUROYS to be extremely scared …Aust. sl.
– CACK ONE’S PANTS to be extremely scared; to be absolutely terrified  …Aust. sl.
– CACK YOUR DACKS to become scared …1992 Aust. sl.
– CHICKEN OUT to be scared; to be too frightened to act; to back out; to avoid or to withdraw from a plan, task, or endeavour because of fear; to quit …1934 sl., orig. US
– EFFRAY to frighten, affect with terror; to alarm, startle; to scare …1375 obs.
– FRIGHTEN THE PANTS OFF to frighten or scare someone, esp. severely or when horror is presented as entertainment) thrillingly …1967 UK sl.
– FUNK to frighten or scare a person; to affect with anxiety, to unsettle …1789 obs.
– FUNKIFY to frighten or scare someone …19C sl.
– GALLOW to frighten, to daze, to scare, to startle …1605 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– GALLY to frighten, to daze, to scare, to startle …1605 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– GAST to frighten, to alarm, to scare, to terrify …c1000 obs.
– GASTER to frighten, to scare, to terrify …1593 obs.
– GLOPPEN to startle, to astound, to surprise; to scare, to frighten, to terrify; to stupefy …a1225 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– GO CHICKEN to be scared; to be too frightened to act; to back out …1930s sl., orig. US
– HARE to frighten. to scare …1659 obs.
– HAVE THE WILLIES to be scared and uneasy …Bk1995 US sl.
– HAZE to confound, to frighten, to scare; to scold, to upbraid; also, to punish by blows, to beat, to thrash soundly …1678 Eng. dial.
– HAZEN to scare, to terrify, to be afraid of …1605 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– KACK ONE’S CORDUROYS to be extremely scared …Aust. sl.
– KACK ONE’S PANTS to be extremely scared …Aust. sl.
– LOSE ONE’S SHIT to lose one’s composure; to become agitated ,angry, scared, etc. …1983 US sl.
 LOWBELL to scare or bewilder a person …1642 obs.
– MIND to scare or drive away birds, flies, etc. …1834 Amer. dial.
– MIND OFF to scare or drive away birds, flies, etc. …1848 Amer. dial.
– PLAY A PERSON A REEL to play him a trick, to give him a scare …1884 N. Ireland
– PUT THE SHITS UP A PERSON to scare a person …1947 sl., orig. NZ
– SCADDLE to scare, to frighten …1874 Eng. dial.
– SCAR to scare …1817 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCARE THE DAYLIGHTS OUT OF to scare one severely, to terrify …L19 sl.
– SCARE THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS OUT OF to scare one severely, to terrify …L19 sl.
– SCARE THE PANTS OFF frighten or scare someone, esp. severely or when horror is presented as entertainment) thrillingly …1967 UK sl.
– SCARE THE PEADOODLE CRAP OUT OF ONE to give one a severe fright …2000 Amer. dial.
– SCARE THE PEADOODLES OUT OF ONE to give one a severe fright …2000 Amer. dial.
– SCARE THE PEAWADDEN OUT OF to scare very thoroughly …1997 Amer. dial.
– SCARE THE PEE-WILLY OUT OF to scare severely …2005 Amer. dial.
– SCARE THE WADDING OUT OF to scare very thoroughly …1945 Amer. dial.
– SCARE THE WILLIES OUT OF to scare severely …1963 Amer. dial.
– SCARIFY to scare, to terrify …1897 Eng. dial.
– SCARRIFY to scare, to terrify …1897 Eng. dial.
– SCATTEL to scare, to frighten …1856 Eng. dial.
– SCATTLE to scare, to frighten …1856 Eng. dial.
– SHIT A BRICK to be extremely scared or afraid …1961 sl.
– SHIT BRICKS to be extremely scared or afraid …1961 sl.
– SHIT UP to scare someone …2000 UK sl.
– SPOOK to scare, to unnerve …1920s US sl.
– SPOOK to take fright, to become scared …1920s US sl.


SCARECROW – NOUNS
BARLEY-BUGGLE a scarecrow …Bk1898 N. Ireland
BEAGLE a oddly or grotesque dressed figure; a scarecrow …Bk1898 Sc. & Eng. dial.
BOAKIE a scarecrow …Bk1911 Sc.
BO-BOY a scarecrow …1790 Eng. dial.
BO-COW a scarecrow …Bk1911 Sc.
BO-CROWS scarecrows set up in the fields …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
BO-CRUKES scarecrows set up in the fields …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
BOGLE an apparition; a scarecrow …Bk1911 Sc.
CROW-KEEPER a person employed to guard cornfields from rooks; also, a scarecrow …1562 obs.
DEAD MAN a scarecrow, esp. when made in the traditional manner of old clothes stuffed with straw …L19 sl.
DUDMAN a scarecrow…1670 rare
FEAR-CROW Bk1900 Eng. dial. – a scarecrow; any unsightly object
GALLIBAGGER a scarecrow …1829 Eng. dial.
GALLICROW a scarecrow …1879 Eng. dial.
GALLIMENT a scarecrow; an alarming object …1777 Eng. dial.
GALLY-BAGGER a scarecrow; an object of terror …1790 Eng. dial. 
GALLY-BEGGAR a scarecrow; an object of terror …1790 Eng. dial. 
GALLY-CROW a scarecrow …1825 Eng. dial.
MALKIN a scarecrow; a ragged puppet or grotesque effigy; a ‘guy’ …1633 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
MAMMOCK a scarecrow; an untidily or absurdly dressed person …1825 Eng. dial.
MAWKIN a scarecrow; a ragged puppet or grotesque effigy; a ‘guy’ …1633 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
MOGGY a stuffed figure; a scarecrow …B1900 Eng. dial.
MUMMOCK a scarecrow; an untidily or absurdly dressed person …1825 Eng. dial.
PAWNCOCK a scarecrow …Bk1855 Eng. dial.  
PEA-BOGGLE a scarecrow set up in a field of peas …1822 Sc. & Eng. dial.  
SCATICRAW a scarecrow …1771 Sc.
TATIE-BOGGLE a scarecrow in a potato field …1897 Sc.
TATIE-BOGIE;  TATTIE-BOGIE a scarecrow in a potato field …Bk1905 Sc.
TATIE-BOODIE;  TATTIE-BOODIE a scarecrow in a potato field …1829 Sc.
TATIE-DOOLIE;  TATTIE DOOLIE a scarecrow in a potato field …1833 Sc. & Eng. dial.
TATTIE-BOGLE a scarecrow; one set up in a potato field …1825 Sc.


SCARED – see SCARE


SCARF – NOUNS
APPLE-GUARD a scarf and tie …L19 UK criminals’ sl.
DO-RAG a kerchief or scarf worn on the head to protect the hairdo, esp. after kinky hair has been straightened …1960 sl.
FASCINATION a head scarf, usually crocheted, knitted, or of lace …1965 Amer. dial.
FASCINATOR a head scarf, usually crocheted, knitted, or of lace …1878 Amer. dial.
FOGLE a neck handkerchief …Bk1974 Amer. sl.
GRANNY RAG a head scarf …1966 Amer. dial. 
NEWBY a scarf …1927 Amer. dial.
NIBBY a scarf …1966 Amer. dial.
NOOBY a scarf …1927 Amer. dial.
NUBE a scarf …1856 Amer. dial.
NUBIA a scarf …1864 Amer. dial.
NUBY a scarf …1904 Amer. dial.
OGLE a scarf …M19 sl.
ONE AND HALF a scarf …20C rhyming sl. 
SCREEN a large scarf worn over the head …1814 Sc.
TWILIGHT a three-cornered scarf tied under the chin …1967 Amer. dial. 
VASARATOR a head scarf, usually crocheted, knitted, or of lace …1956 Amer. dial.
VASCINATOR a head scarf, usually crocheted, knitted, or of lace …1917 Amer. dial.
WATERFALL neckcloth, scarf or tie with long pendant ends …M19 sl.
ZEPHYR a light scarf or kerchief …1821 Amer. dial.

SCARF – NOUNS, PERSON
RAG-HEAD one who wears a scarf or bandanna tied around their head …1960s African-American sl.


SCARY – see SCARE


SCATHING – NOUNS
– a scathing remark or retort; a particularly cutting insult BURN Bk1942 sl.


SCATTER, SCATTERED, SCATTERING – ADJECTIVES
BESPRENT scattered, strewed about …1567
DAGGLY scattered …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
SCAMBLING scattered, irregular …1891 Eng. dial.
SCATTERING widely and sparsely distributed; scattered, sparse, occasional …1666 Amer. dial.
SCRAGGLING scattered, straggling …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SUNDERED kept apart; separated, separate; also, divided into parts, severed, scattered …c1325

SCATTER etc. – ADVERBS
ALL ABROAD lying scattered about …1901 Eng. dial.

SCATTER etc. – NOUNS
SCAIL a dispersion, scattering, distribution …1864 Sc.
SCALE;  SKAIL anything that has been scattered or separated from its fellows …1827 Sc. obs.
SCALE a dispersion, scattering, distribution …1864 Sc.
SCALE-BREAK a sudden scattering or dispersion; the noise or commotion made by a dispersing crowd …Bk1904 Sc.
SCALEMENT a scattering, dispersion …1793 Sc.
SCATTERATION a scattering …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
SCATTERMENT a scattering; a dispersion …1895 Sc. & Ireland & Amer. dial.
SKAIL a dispersal or separation; a scattering …a1300 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
SKAILAMINT a scattering, dispersion …1793 Sc.
SPLITMENT a scattering …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
VILLYAROO confusion, destruction, smithereens, a lost or scattered state …1912 Sc.

SCATTER etc. – VERBS
BLANDER to scatter sparingly, to disperse in a scanty way …19C Sc.
SCALE to scatter, to spread about; to waste, to lavish …1776 Sc.
SCALE-BREAK to scatter, to disperse …Bk1904 Sc. & Eng. dial.
SCALE-SET to separate, to scatter, to disperse …1897 Sc.
SCARKLE to scatter, disperse …c1450 obs. rare
SCART to scatter …Bk1904 Sc.
SCARTLE to scatter, to fling about …1887 Sc.
SCAT to scatter; to fling or throw down; to bespatter …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SCAW to scatter, to spill …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SCOAD to scatter; to pour, to spill; to throw up earth, as moles …1777 Eng. dial.
SCOUR to scatter; to throw in all directions …1952 Sc. 
SCRAT to scatter …Bk1904 Sc.
SKAIL to scatter or disperse a thing or collection of things …a1300 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
SKAIR to scatter, to disperse; to send out in various directions …c1200 obs.
SKALE to scatter, to spread about; to waste, to lavish …1776 Sc.
SKARTLE to scatter …1887 Sc.
SKAW to scatter, to spill …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SKIVER to scatter, to scurry …1881 Amer. dial.
SKIVER AROUND to scatter, to scurry …1942 Amer. dial.
SWIDDLE to scatter, to dribble …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
TAMMIL to scatter or strew things about in a careless or offhand manner …1825 Sc. obs.
TAMMIL to scatter or strew from design, as money amongst a crowd by candidates at an election …Bk1905 Sc. obs.
TED to scatter, to strew, to spread abroad; to spill, to dissipate …1794 Sc. 
TO-BLOW to blow in different directions, to scatter by blowing, to blow away …a1400 obs.
TO-DREVE to drive asunder or apart; to disperse, to separate, to scatter …a900 obs.
TO-DRIVE to drive asunder, to disperse, to scatter; to drive away, to dispel; to dissolve …c950 obs.
TO-RAT to break up, to scatter …a1400 obs. rare
TO-SKAIR to scatter, to disperse …c1200 obs.
TO-SPARPLE to scatter abroad …1387 obs.
TO-WOWE to scatter by blowing …a1300 obs.
WAFF to set in motion, to sweep, to scatter with a flapping or waving motion …1844 Sc.


SCATTERBRAIN, SCATTERBRAINED – ADJECTIVES
– AIR-HEADED foolish, unintelligent; frivolous; scatterbrained …1976 sl., orig. US
– AIRY-HEADED scatterbrained, stupid, simple-minded …1876
– AIRY-MINDED scatterbrained, stupid, simple-minded …1668
– ALL ENDS AND SIDES unreliable, scatterbrained …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
BLONDE 1999 sl. – slow-witted, vapid, scatterbrained
– CALEERIED scatterbrained, giddy …20C Ireland
– DITSEY scatterbrained, irresponsible …1976 Amer. dial.
– DITZY scatterbrained, irresponsible …1973 Amer. dial.
– DIZZY stupid; scatterbrained …Bk2006 US sl.
– KAE-WITTED scatterbrained, harebrained …1819 Sc.
– KAY-WITTED half-witted, harebrained, scatterbrained …1853 Sc.
– MADPASH wild, rash, scatterbrained, insane, mad …1693 obs.
– OOSIE;  OOZIE;  OOZY scatterbrained, wool-gathering …1822 Sc.
POLL-MAD 1577 obs. – mad-brained, uncontrolled, scatterbrained
– SCATTER-WITTED scatterbrained …1867 Sc.
TWITTERPATED 1943 colloq., orig. & chiefly US – foolish, silly; flighty, scatterbrained
 
SCATTERBRAIN etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– AIRHEAD a foolish, unintelligent, or frivolous person; a scatterbrain …1971 sl., orig. US
– BIRD-BRAIN a person with a small brain; one of low intelligence; a frivolous, scatterbrained person; a fool; a stupid person …1933
– CALEERY a giddy, hysterical person; a mischievous, scatterbrained, overexcitable person …20C Ireland
– DITS a silly, scatterbrained, or flighty woman …1982 US sl.
– DITZ a silly, scatterbrained person …1973 Amer. dial.
– FLIBBERTIGIBBET a chattering or gossiping person; a flighty, restless, or frivolous woman; a scatterbrain; an oaf …1549
– FLITTERTIGIBBET a scatterbrain; an oaf; a gossiper …M16 
– MADBRAIN a mad-brained person; a scatterbrain; a hot-headed person …c1570 obs.
– MADPASH a foolish or insane person; a lunatic, a mad fellow; a crackbrained person; a scatterbrain; a hot-headed person; a rash or turbulent person; a wild, giddy person …1611 obs.
​- MINNY MOUSE a kind but simple-minded sort; one who is capricious, hapless, scatterbrained …Bk1972 homosexual sl. 
– MOLLY PUTZ woman who is somewhat scatterbrained as to her dress, mannerisms, etc. …1988 Amer. dial.
– RATTLEHEAD an oaf; a scatterbrain whose brain has dried and is rattling about in his head …M17 Brit.
– SCATTER-WILLIE a reckless, devil-may-care person; a scatterbrain …1960 Sc.
– SCATTER-WIT a scatterbrain …1912 Sc.
– SHITTERBRAIN a scatterbrain …19C Brit. sl.
– SKITTER-WIT a flighty person; a foolish, harebrained fellow; a scatterbrain …1886 Eng. dial.
– SKITWIT a soft, foolish, scatterbrained person …B1900 Eng. dial.
– TAPIE;  TAPPIE;  TAUPIE;  TAWPIE a giddy, scatterbrained, untidy, awkward, or careless person; generally applied to young women, occasionally to men …1728 Sc.
– WILMA a scatterbrained woman …1980s US sl.
– YIP-YAP an upstart; a young, scatterbrained person …Bk1877 Eng. dial.
– YIP-YOP an upstart; a young, scatterbrained person …Bk1877 Eng. dial. 
 
SCATTERBRAIN etc. – PHRASES
– ALL OF ONE’S DOGS AREN’T BARKING scatterbrained; not in one’s right mind …Bk1994 sl. 


SCAVENGE, SCAVENGER – NOUNS, PERSON
– a person who scavenges, usually illegally, in abandoned buildings, deserted farms, ghost towns, etc. POTHUNTER 1973 Amer. sl. 
– a scavenger MONGO 1984 Amer. sl.

SCAVENGE etc. – VERBS
– to scavenge; to scrounge SCAV 2001 UK sl.
TRASH 1960s US sl. – to scavenge discarded furniture and other items that have been thrown away