Reverse Dictionary: SCR – SD


SCRAGGLY – NOUNS, PERSON
– a scraggly or ugly person SCUZ;  SCUZZ M20 US sl.


SCRAGGY – ADJECTIVES
MAGER very lean, scraggy, emaciated …1866 Sc.
SCABELY scraggy, untidy, naked-looking …1921 Sc.
SCARE of a person: lean and scraggy …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SCRAGGLY adj. thin, scraggy …1900 Eng. dial.
SCRANKY lean, lank, thin, scraggy; withered, wrinkled …1856 Sc. & Eng. dial.
SCRANNY thin, meagre, scraggy; withered, wrinkled …1878 Sc. & Eng. dial.
SCRANNY-LOOKING thin, meagre, scraggy; withered, wrinkled …1878 Sc. & Eng. dial.
SKRANKY lean, lank, thin, scraggy; withered, wrinkled …1856 Sc. & Eng. dial.
SKRANKY-LOOKING thin, scraggy in appearance …1891 Sc.

SCRAGGY – NOUNS, PERSON
CATAMARAN an old, scraggy woman; a quarrelsome or offensive woman …1785 sl.
OLD CATAMARAN an old, scraggy woman; a quarrelsome or offensive woman …1785 sl.
WARBLE a lean, scraggy person …Bk1825 Sc.


SCRAMBLE, SCRAMBLING – ADJECTIVES
– RAMMACKING rambling, scrambling …19C Eng. dial.
 
SCRAMBLE etc. – NOUNS
 BLURRY a scuffle, a scramble …1856 Eng. dial.
– GRUSH a mad scramble of boys to get a coin or some similar gift thrown at them; a present given to people outside a church after a wedding …1976 Irish sl.
MUSS 591 obs. – a scramble, a sudden skirmish
– PEA-KILL a confused scramble …1825 Sc.  
– SCATTER the throwing-out of money to be scrambled for at a wedding, on a holiday, etc. …1915 Sc.
– SCRABBLE a scramble, a contest in gathering things up from the ground on hands and knees …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRAFFLE a scramble, a struggle …1781 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCRAMSH a scramble …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRANNY a scramble …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRAWM a scramble; a fracas; …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRIMMAGE a skirmish; a scramble; an altercation, a fight …1902 Amer. dial.
– SCROBBLE a scramble …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SKIRMISH a scamper, a scramble …1835
 
SCRAMBLE etc. – VERBS
– CAST HABBIE-GABBIE to throw money etc. amongst a crowd to be scrambled for …1866 Sc. 
– HALY-CALY to throw things to be scrambled for …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– OAG to crawl, to creep, to scramble; to wriggle …1892 Sc.
– OPPLE-SCOPPLE to scramble for sweetmeats …Bk1905 Eng. dial. 
– RAMP to climb, to scramble …1523 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– RAMPLE to romp, to scramble …1873 Sc.
– SCAAVLE to crawl, to scramble …1921 Sc.
– SCAFFLE to scramble …Bk1904 Eng dial.
– SCAMBLE to scramble, to sprawl, to roll awkwardly about …1866 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCAMMER to climb, to scramble …1897 Eng. dial.
– SCARBER to scramble; to scamper off in a hurried manner …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCAUT to scramble; to slip; to kick, to scratch, to scrape with the feet; to trample the ground …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRABBLE to crawl about on hands and knees; to scramble; to climb; to procure with difficulty …1864 Eng. dial.
– SCRAFFLE to struggle; to force one’s way with difficulty; to scramble, to claw about with the hands in groping for something on the ground, or in climbing a rough rocky place or the like; to creep, to roll; to tumble …1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCRAFFLE to throw anything to be scrambled for …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRAFTY to throw coins or nuts among children to be scrambled for …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRAGGLE to scramble …1851 Eng. dial.
– SCRAMBLE to throw down anything to be scrambled for …1851 Eng. dial.
– SCRAMP to throw articles among a crowd to be scrambled for …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRAMSH to scramble; to throw anything to be scrambled for …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRANNY to scramble, to strive, to contend …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRAPE to scramble; to reach out awkwardly …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRAT to scramble; to reach out awkwardly …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRATTLE to go on the hands and feet; to scramble …Bk1904 Eng. dial. obs.
– SCRATTLE to scramble for sweets, etc.; to hurry, to bustle; to slink off hastily; to hurry anything out of sight …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRAUCHLE to scramble, to creep, to crawl; to move with difficulty …1885 Sc.
– SCRAVVLE to scramble, to scrawl; to grope with the hands …Bk1904 Sc.
– SCRAWL to crawl, to creep; to move slowly or with difficulty; to hobble; to scramble, to sprawl …1747 Eng. dial.
– SCRAWM to scramble awkwardly; to grope about with outstretched arms; to sprawl; to spread or stretch out in a straggling manner …1895 Eng. dial.
– SCRAWM to throw to be scrambled for …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRIMMAGE;  SCRIMMIDGE to skirmish, to quarrel; to scramble; to argue …Bk1904 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCROBBLE to scramble, to climb, to crawl on hands and knees; to walk about with difficulty; to struggle …1876 Eng. dial.
– SKRAFFLE to struggle; to force one’s way with difficulty; to scramble; to creep, to roll; to tumble …1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– THROW HABBIE-GABBIE to throw money etc. amongst a crowd to be scrambled for …1866 Sc. 


SCRAP, SCRAPS – NOUNS
 AGLET a scrap, a shred, the slightest bit …1533 obs.
– CAGMAG bad, unwholesome food; refuse of any kind; anything worthless, valueless, or rubbishy; rubbish; scraps; odds and ends …1851 sl.
– CANDLE-ENDS things of short duration or of little value; trifles, fragments, scraps …a1626
– DEWGS scraps, rags, shreds, small pieces …1693 Sc. obs.
– FAKEMENT scraps …M19 sl.
– JAG a shred of cloth; also, a scrap, a fragment …1555 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– MAMMOCK a fragment; a scrap …1520 Eng. dial.
– MIDGAN a small fragment; a scrap, a shred …1846 Eng. dial.
– MIDGET a very small piece of anything; a scrap, a fragment …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
MOEMS 1824 Sc. – scraps of any kind
– MOMMOCK a fragment, a scrap; a broken piece, esp. of food; a slice …1816 Eng. dial.
– MUMMICK a fragment, a scrap; a broken piece, esp. of food; a slice …1816 Eng. dial.
– NICK a broken-off fragment; a small piece; a scrap …1880 Sc. 
– OBERINS odds and ends, trifling work; leavings, scraps …1880 Sc.
– OBRANCES odds and ends, trifling work; leavings, scraps …1880 Sc. 
– ODDMENT a scrap, a fragment, a remnant; a trifle …1825 Eng. dial.
– OFF-FALL a dropping; a scrap fallen off; a bit of waste, something left over …1882 Sc. & Amer. dial.
– OF-FALLINGS crumbs or scraps that fall from the table …1636 Sc.
– OFF-FALL a scrap, a bit of waste; something left over …1946 Amer. dial.
– OFF-FALLING a scrap; anything cast off and thrown on one side; something left over; a perquisite …1660 Sc. obs. exc. Amer. dial.
– RAGLET a small rag; a scrap …1836-48 rare
– RAMACK a worthless article; a scrap …1884 Sc.
– RAMMACK a worthless article; a scrap …1884 Sc.
– RAT a rag, a scrap …a1240 obs. exc. N. Eng. dial.
– SCHNIBBLE a scrap; a small piece …1965 Amer. dial.
– SCHNIPFEL a scrap; a small piece …1965 Amer. dial.
– SCHNIPPLE a scrap; a small piece …1950 Amer. dial.
– SCHNITZEL a scrap, a small piece …1950 Amer. dial.
– SCHNIVVLE a scrap; a small piece …1995 Amer. dial.
– SCHNUFFEL a scrap; a small piece …1998 Amer. dial.
– SCIMPTION a trivial matter; a very small piece, amount, or quantity; a bit, a scrap …1919 Amer. dial.
– SCRAB to scratch, to scrape, to claw …1890 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCRAN a scrap, a morsel; remainder; refuse …1851 Eng. dial.
– SCRAPPLINGS scraps; odds and ends; remainders …1897 Eng. dial.
– SCRIBBET a scrap, a fragment …1968 Amer. dial.
– SCRID a piece, a scrap, a bit …1860 Amer. dial.
– SCRIMPTION a very small piece, amount, or quantity; a bit, a scrap …1867 Amer. dial.
– SCRIMPTOM a very small piece or quantity; a bit, a scrap …1904 Amer. dial.
– SCRIMSHUN a very small piece or quantity; a bit, a scrap …1867 Amer. dial.
– SCRINCHET a scrap; a shred …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRIPPUT a little scrap …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRIP-SCRAP a little scrap of anything; miscellaneous scraps; odds and ends …1894 colloq.
– SCRIPTION a very small piece or quantity; a bit, a scrap …1867 Amer. dial.
– SCRUMPTION a very small piece or quantity; a bit, a scrap …1867 Amer. dial.
– SHNIBBEL a scrap; a small piece …1948 Amer. dial.
– SKIMPTION a trivial matter; a very small piece, amount, or quantity; a bit, a scrap …1942 Amer. dial.
– SKIMPTUM a very small piece or quantity; a bit, a scrap …1904 Amer. dial.
– SKRID a small piece, a scrap, a bit; a lump …1860 Amer. dial.
SMATTERS  1766 Sc. – scraps, trifles, fragments; small sums
– SNIBBLE a scrap; a small piece …1950 Amer. dial.
– SNIPPLE a scrap; a small piece …1948 Amer. dial.
– SNIPSLE a scrap; a small piece …1950 Amer. dial.
– SQUID a piece, a scrap, a bit; a lump …1914 Amer. dial.
– TINT a taste, touch; a foretaste; a scrap; a very small quantity …1878 Sc.

SCRAP etc. – VERBS
JUNK 1911 – to treat as junk or rubbish; to scrap, to throw away; to discard, to abandon, to get rid of


SCRAPE, SCRAPING – NOUNS
– BILLET a mess, a scrape …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– DING a dent, scratch, scrape, or rip …1945 US sl.
– RACING the act of scratching, cutting, or scraping out …1576 obs.
– RASE the act of scraping or scratching; the fact of being scratched or cut …1530 obs.
– RASION the act of scraping or shaving; division by scraping or filing ….1612 rare or obs.
– RASURE the act of scraping or shaving; a scratch, mark, cut, slit …1470-85 obs.
– SCART a scraping or rasping sound …Bk1904 Sc.
– SCARTLE a scraping or scratching …1823 Sc.
– SCRAWT a scratch or scrape …Bk1904 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCREED a loud, shrill, or discordant sound; the sound of scraping anything on a whetstone …1789 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 
SCRAPE etc. – VERBS
– BARK to scrape or rub off the skin, esp. from the shins and joints; to graze, to abrade …1850
 CURRY to tickle, to scrape, to scratch, to claw …1598
– DING to dent, scratch, scrape or rip …1968 US sl.
– GRAIN to scrape, to abrade …1845 Amer. dial. 
– RACE to scrape out, to erase …c1403 obs.
– RAGGLE to scrape or tear the skin …1808 Sc.
– RAKE to scrape away …c1250 obs. rare
– RASE to scrape a thing so as to remove something from its surface; also, to scrape down into small particles …1388 obs.
– RASE to scrape in passing; to graze …1609 obs.
– RASH to scrape out, to erase …1650 obs.
– SCALP to graze, to mark in passing; to scrape …1863 Sc. & 1902 Amer. dial.
– SCARP to scrape, to make a scraping noise …1888 Eng. dial.
– SCART to scrape; to clean any vessel with a spoon; to scratch, to scrape with the nails, claws, or some sharp object …1721 Sc.
– SCRAB to scratch, scrape, claw …1481 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– SCRAP to scrape, to scratch …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRAPPLE to scrape …1881 Eng. dial.
– SCRAWT to scratch, to scrape; to make a scratching  noise …1788 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCRIEVE to scrape, to peel …Bk1904 Sc.
– SCRIVE to scrape; to peel; to make a hard sound by scratching metal …Bk1904 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCROANCH to scrape …1885 Eng. dial.
– TO-SCHRAPE to scrape entirely …a1225 obs.


SCRAPE TOGETHER – VERBS
HARL; HARLE to scrape or rake together; to peel, to come off in pieces …1785 Sc. & Eng. dial.
RAPE AND REND to scrape together; to get by any means in one’s power …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
RAPE AND SCRAPE to scrape together; to get by any means in one’s power …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
SCART to scrape together in a heap; to accumulate in a penurious, niggardly way, to be excessively acquisitive in small things …1887 Sc.
SCARTLE to scrape together in little bits; to make little scratching movements; to scurry; to accumulate in small amounts; to scrape money together …1825 Sc.
SCRAMP to scrape together; to collect with difficulty …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SCRATCH to scrape together; to save …1900 Eng. dial.


SCRAPE UP – VERBS
SCRAWL to scrape up; to gather together; to toss about in a confused, disorderly manner …1866 Eng. dial.


SCRAPINGS – NOUNS
– scrapings RAMENTS 1670 obs. rare
– scrapings, a particle, or the particles, scraped off RASURE c1400 obs.
– scrapings, shavings RASING 1544 obs. rare


SCRAP METAL – NOUNS, PERSON
– a scrap-metal scavenger MONGO 1984 US sl. 


SCRATCH, SCRATCHED, SCRATCHING, SCRATCHY – ADJECTIVES
– BATTERFANGED bruised, beaten, scratched …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– PICKY prickly, thorny, scratchy …c1970 Amer. dial.
– RACED scratched; cut, slashed …1576 obs. rare
– SCRAWMY scratched, marked; streaked in large showy flourishes …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRAWTY apt or likely to scratch; hard-pointed, as a pen …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRIGGY scratchy …Bk1886 Eng. dial.
 
SCRATCH etc. – NOUNS
AMYCHOPHOBIA Bk2008 – fear of being scratched
– BACK-SCRAWTER a scratcher for the back …1876 Eng. dial. obs.
– BATTERFANGING a sound beating or scratching …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– DING a dent, scratch, scrape, or rip …1945 US sl.
– GARK a scratch …1998 NZ sl. 
– HAFFET-CLAWING face-scratching …1895 Eng. dial.
– RACE a cut, slit, mark, scratch …c1500 obs.
– RACING the act of scratching, cutting, or scraping out …1576 obs.
– RANCH a deep and severe scratch; a flesh wound …1611 rare
– RASE the act of scraping or scratching; the fact of being scratched or cut …1530 obs.
– RASE a scratch, a cut, a slit …1579-80 obs.
– RASURE the act of scraping or shaving; a scratch, mark, cut, slit …1470-85 obs.
– RAT a scratch …1841 Sc.
– SCART a scratch with the nails, claws, or some sharp object …1709 Sc.
– SCART a scratch; a scratching; the itch …1737 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCARTLE a scraping or scratching …1823 Sc.
– SCLOMB a scratch …1892 Eng. dial.
– SCLUM a scratch …1892 Eng. dial.
– SCRAB a scratch …B1900 N. Ireland
– SCRABBLE a scratching …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRAMMAGE a scratch …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRAMMISH a scratch …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRANCH a mark or scratch …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRANGE a deep scratch …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRAT a scratch; a very slight wound; a scratching noise …1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCRATTLE a scratch …1867 Eng. dial.
– SCRAWK a scratch, a mark; a mark with a pen …1865 Eng. dial.
– SCRAWL a scratch, a mark …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRAWM a scratch, scribble, scrawl; bad writing …1892 Eng. dial.
– SCRAWT a scratch or scrape …Bk1904 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCRAZE a scratch, a graze; a slight incision …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRIT a tear, a rent; a scratch …1892 Sc.
– SCROBBLE a scratching; a pawing, as a dog …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SKELP a deep scratch …Bk1887 Eng. dial.
– SKLUM a scratch …1892 Eng. dial.
 
SCRATCH etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– SCRATTER a person who scratches …1839 Eng. dial.
 
SCRATCH etc. – VERBS
– ARR to scar; to scratch; to beat …1841 Eng. dial.
– BESCRAMBLE to scratch, to tear …1598 obs. rare
– CAPERCLAW to claw or scratch with the open hand and nails; to beat, to thrash …1589 obs.
– CLAPPERCLAW to claw, scratch, slap, fight with the open hand and nails; to beat with the open hand, to thrash (generally used of women) …1590 arch. exc. Eng. dial.
 CURRY to tickle, to scrape, to scratch, to claw …1598
– DIG to scratch …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DING to dent, scratch, scrape or rip …1968 US sl.
– FAGE to scratch, as a dog does …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– FALL TOGETHER BY THE EARS said of animals fighting; hence of persons: to engage in a fight or scuffle; to fight and scratch each other; to contend in strife; to be at variance, to quarrel …1539 obs.
– FAUCH to scratch, to claw, to rub; to scrub hard …1923 Sc.
FEG Bk1900 Eng. dial. – to scratch
– FEY to scratch, as a dog does …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– MAKE THE FUR FLY to claw; to scratch, to wound severely …1848 sl.
– PLAY THE SCOTCH FIDDLE to scratch oneself …1836 Eng. dial.
– RACE to scratch or tear with something sharp; to cut or slash …c1440 obs. exc. techn.
– RAISE to tear; to scratch; to cut …c1475 obs.
– RANCH to tear, to cut, to scratch …c1430 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– RAPE to scratch with violence …1873 Eng. dial.
– RASE to scratch or tear with something sharp; to cut, to slit, to slash, esp. the skin or clothing …c1400 obs.
– RAT to scratch; to make a deep impression or score upon anything …1841 Sc. & Eng. dial.
RUSK a1525 Sc. obs. – to pluck roughly; to scratch, to claw
 SCALPTIZE to scratch … 1708 obs.
– SCART to scratch; to strike a match …1641 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCARTLE to scrape together in little bits; to make little scratching movements; to scurry; to accumulate in small amounts; to scrape money together …1825 Sc.
– SCAUM to scratch the face with the nails …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCAUT to scramble; to slip; to kick, to scratch, to scrape with the feet; to trample the ground …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCLAW to claw; to tear with the nails; to scratch …1777 Eng. dial.
– SCLOMB to scratch as a cat; to maul …1854 Eng. dial.
– SCLOW to claw; to tear with the nails; to scratch …1777 Eng. dial.
– SCLUM to scratch as a cat; to maul …1854 Eng. dial.
– SCORE to scratch; to mark by flogging …1865 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCRAB to scratch, scrape, claw …1481 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– SCRABBLE to scratch, to paw; to make clutching movements with the hands; to make a scratching noise …1888 Eng. dial.
– SCRAMB to scratch with the nails or claws …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRANCH to scratch …1863 Eng. dial.
– SCRANGE to inflict a deep scratch …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRAP to scrape, to scratch …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRAPE THE ENAMEL to scratch the skin by falling …c1890 cyclists’ sl.
– SCRAT to scratch; to make a scratching noise …1836 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCRATE to scratch; to make a scratching noise, as with a slate pencil …B1900 Eng. dial.
– SCRATTLE to scratch …1867 Eng. dial.
– SCRAUK;  SCRAWK to scratch, to mark; to scratch with a pen, to scrawl …1839 Eng. dial.
– SCRAUNCH to scratch …1863 Eng. dial.
– SCRAWL to scratch …1865 Eng. dial.
– SCRAWM to scratch; to make irregular marks upon the surface of anything; to scribble, to scrawl …1897 Eng. dial.
– SCRAWT to scratch, to scrape; to make a scratching  noise …1788 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCRAZE to scratch; to graze, to abrade; to rub slightly …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRIT to tear, to rend; to scratch …1892 Sc.
– SCROBBLE to scratch; to paw, as a dog …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCROBE to scratch …Bk1904 Sc.
– SCROUT to scratch vigorously …Bk1879 Eng. dial.
– SCROW to scratch …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– SHUG to scratch …Bk1886 Eng. dial.
– SKELP to scratch so as to seriously injure the skin …Bk1887 Eng. dial.
– SKLAW to claw; to tear with the nails; to scratch …1777 Eng. dial.
– SKLUM to scratch as a cat; to maul …1854 Eng. dial.
– SKRAT to scratch; to make a scratching noise …1836 Sc.
– TALON to tear with the talons; to claw, to scratch …1685 obs.
– TIRL to make a rattling or scratching sound; to tap, to patter, to knock …1811 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– YAGE to scratch …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– YEWK to rub; to scratch …Bk1905 Eng. dial.


SCRAWL – NOUNS
SCRALL a scrawl, a scribble …1665
SCRAWM a scratch, scribble, scrawl; bad writing …1892 Eng. dial.
SCRIBBLE-SCROBBLE a scrawl …Bk1866
SCRIGGLE to scrawl …BK1886 Eng. dial.
SCROBBLE a scribbling; a scrawl …Bk1904 Eng. dial.

SCRAWL – VERBS
SCRABBLE to scribble, to scrawl …1889 Eng. dial.
SCRANK to make ill-formed, sprawling letters; to write in a scrawling hand …Bk1904 Sc.
SCRAVVLE to scramble, to scrawl; to grope with the hands …Bk1904 Sc.
SCRAWK to scratch, to mark; to scratch with a pen, to scrawl …1839 Eng. dial.
SCRAWM to scratch; to make irregular marks upon the surface of anything; to scribble, to scrawl …1897 Eng. dial.
SCRIGGLE to write badly; to scrawl …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SCROBBLE to scribble, to scrawl …Bk1904 Eng. dial.


SCRAWNY – ADJECTIVES
CHEEZY Bk1970 US sl. – raggedy, scrawny, unattractive
GANDER-BELLIED scrawny …M19 US sl.
GANDER-GUTTED scrawny …M19 US sl. 
GANTED thin, scrawny …Bk1942 Amer. sl.  
GANTED DOWN thin, scrawny …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
LEANY lean, thin, scrawny …a1400 obs.
RIBEY poor, skinny, scrawny …1927 Amer. dial.
SCRAWNTY puny, scrawny …1954 Amer. dial.

SCRAWNY – NOUNS, PERSON
ANTI-BOD a scrawny or underdeveloped male or an ugly, overweight woman …M20 US sl.
HATRACK a thin or scrawny person …1965 Amer. dial.
MOP HANDLE a thin, scrawny person …1955 US sl.
MOPHEAD a thin, scrawny person …1963 US sl.
MOP-STICK a thin, scrawny person …1849 sl.
SCRAG a scrawny or scruffy-looking person or animal; a term of derogation for a person …1845 Amer. dial.


SCREAM, SCREAMING – ADJECTIVES
– SKIRLING shrieking, screaming, crying or sounding shrilly …1785
– YAUPY given to screaming or bawling …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
SCREAM etc. – NOUNS
– EER a piercing scream, as that uttered under the influence of terror …1866 Sc.
– OINK a great din, a squealing or screaming …1915 Sc. 
– QUAICH a wild scream, a screech …1866 Sc.
– SCRAME a scream …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRAWK a scream …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCREAK a shriek, a scream …a1820 Amer. dial.
– SCREEK a shriek, a scream …1790 Sc. & Eng. & Amer. dial.
– SCREEL a shriek, a scream …1894 Eng. dial.
– SKELLOCH;  SKELLOCK a shrill cry; a scream, a shriek …1808 Sc.
– SKIRL a shrill cry, a shriek, a scream; shrill talk …1513 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– SKIRLING shrieking, screaming, shrill crying …1820
– SKREEL a shriek, a scream …1894 Eng. dial.
– SKREIGH a shriek or screech; a loud shrill cry or scream …1549 Sc.
– SKRIEK a shriek, a scream …1790 Sc. & Eng. & Amer. dial.
– WALLACH;  WALLOCH a scream, howl, or wail …1866 Sc. 
– YARM a discordant, disagreeable sound or outcry; a scream, a yell …a1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– YELLY-HOOING yelling, screaming …1890 Sc.
 
SCREAM etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– SCALLIBRAT a noisy, screaming child; a scold, a virago …1889 Eng. dial.
– SCRAIGHER one who screams, or makes a loud, discordant sound …1824 Sc.
– SCRAIGHTON a person fond of screaming …1824 Sc. obs.
 
SCREAM etc. – VERBS
– EER to squeak as a pig; to scream, to shriek, to bawl out …1825 Sc.
– MAL to shout, to scream …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– QUAICH to scream wildly, to shriek …1866 Sc.
– RAME to shout, to cry aloud; to scream …c1470 obs.
– REEK to shout, to scream, to shriek …1856 Eng. dial.
– SCRAWK to make a harsh, grating noise; to squeak; to scream. to shriek …1880 Eng. dial.
– SCREAK to shriek, to screech, to scream …1860 Amer. dial.
– SCREE to scream …1868 Eng. dial.
– SCREED to cry, to scream; to produce any sharp sound; to move up and down so as to produce a sound, as a fiddle-bow over the strings …1706 Sc. obs.
– SCREEK to shriek, to scream, to screech …1826 Sc. & Eng. & Amer. dial.
– SCREE-OUT to scream …Bk1866 Eng. dial.
– SCREET to screech, to scream; to make a shrill sound …1892 Eng. dial.
– SCREIGH to shriek, to scream, esp. used of birds; to neigh; to make a harsh, grating sound …1685 Sc. & N. Ireland
– SCRIVE to shriek, to scream …BK1904 Eng. dial.
– SKIRL to scream, to shriek, to cry out shrilly …c1400 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– SKREAK to shriek, to screech, to scream …1860 Amer. dial.
– SKREEK to shriek, to screech, to scream …1826 Sc. & Eng. & Amer. dial.
– WALLACH;  WALLOCH to cry, to wail, to shriek, to scream, to howl …1808 Sc. 
– YAP of a child: to cry shrilly, to scream, to whimper …1825 Sc.
– YARM to utter a discordant or mournful cry; to shriek, to scream, to yell, to howl, to wail …c1000 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– YAUL to howl; to bawl, to shout; to scream harshly; to weep …1844 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– YAWL to call aloud, to shout, to bawl, to scream, to vociferate …1542 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– YELLOCH to scream; to yell; to bawl …1773 Sc.


SCREECH, SCREECHING, SCREECHY – ADJECTIVES
SCREIGH shrill, screeching …1869 Sc.
SCRITCHY screechy …1959 Amer. dial.

SCREECH etc. – NOUNS
QUAICH a wild scream, a screech …1866 Sc.
QUAWK a screech; a quack; a caw; a squawk …1899 Eng. & Amer. dial.
SHRITCH a screech, a shriek …1470-85 obs.
SKREIGH a shriek or screech; a loud shrill cry or scream …1549 Sc.

SCREECH etc. – VERBS
QUARK to caw; to screech as a bird; to call out loudly but inarticulately …1820 Eng. dial.
QUAWK to caw; to screech as a bird; to call out loudly but inarticulately …1820 Eng. & Amer. dial.
QUORK to caw; to screech as a bird; to call out loudly but inarticulately …1820 Eng. dial.
SCREAK to shriek, to screech, to scream …1860 Amer. dial.
SCREEK to shriek, to scream, to screech …1826 Sc. & Eng. & Amer. dial.
SCREET to screech, to scream; to make a shrill sound …1892 Eng. dial.
SCRITCH to screech …1892 Amer. dial.
SCROINOCH to shout, to screech, to yell; to make a noisy disturbance …1820 Sc.
SHRITCH to shriek, to screech …a1250 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
SKREAK to shriek, to screech, to scream …1860 Amer. dial.
SKREEK to shriek, to screech, to scream …1826 Sc. & Eng. & Amer. dial.
SKREIGH to screech or shriek; to utter a loud shrill cry; to make a screeching noise …1715 Sc.


SCREEN – NOUNS
– a screen, partition, or railing, serving to enclose or shut off a space in a building; a screen or railing in a church enclosing an altar, a tomb, etc., or separating a chapel, etc. from the main body of the church PARCLOSE;  PERCLOSE c1400
– a screen or protection VELUM 1781 obs.

SCREEN – VERBS
– to screen; to shelter, to protect SCONCE;  SKONCE 1724 Sc. obs.


SCREENPLAY – NOUNS
– in the film industry: a screenplay BABY 1994 US sl.


SCREW – NOUNS
– the thread of a screw MASH Bk1905 Eng. dial.

SCREW – VERBS
– to screw, to twist, to turn FEEZE 1806 Sc.
– to screw, to twist, to twirl TWISTLE 1788 Eng. dial.


SCREWDRIVER – NOUNS
– a screwdriver, a spanner TOMMY 1881
– a screwdriver used for breaking into cars CAR KEY 1996 UK sl.


SCRIBBLE, SCRIBBLER, SCRIBBLING – ADJECTIVES
SCRIBBLE-SCRABBLE covered with scribble …1702 obs.

SCRIBBLE etc. – ADVERBS
SCRIBBLE-SCRABBLE in a scribbling manner …1589 obs.

SCRIBBLE etc. – NOUNS
BAFFEL a carelessly written letter, a scribble …1749 Sc.
SCRAWM a scratch, scribble, scrawl; bad writing …1892 Eng. dial.
SCRABBLE a scribbling …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SCRIBBLE-SCRABBLE a scribble; hasty or careless writing …1838
SCRIBBLE-SCROBBLE scribbling …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SCROBBLE a scribbling; a scrawl …Bk1904 Eng. dial.

SCRIBBLE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
HACK a person whose services may be hired for any kind of work required of him; a menial servant; a common drudge; especially, a literary drudge who hires himself out to do any and every kind of literary work; hence, a poor writer, a mere scribbler …a1700
HACKNEY a person whose services may be hired for any kind of work required of him; a menial servant; a common drudge; especially, a literary drudge who hires himself out to do any and every kind of literary work; hence, a poor writer, a mere scribbler …1546 obs.
SCRAWMER a scribbler; a bad penman …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SCRIBBLE-SCRABBLE a scribbler …1665 obs.

SCRIBBLE etc. – VERBS
SCRABBLE to scribble, to scrawl …1889 Eng. dial.
SCRAWM to scratch; to make irregular marks upon the surface of anything; to scribble, to scrawl …1897 Eng. dial.
SCRIBBLE-SCRABBLE to scribble …1860
SCRIBBLE-SCRALL to scribble, to write badly …1901 Eng. dial.
SCROBBLE to scribble, to scrawl …Bk1904 Eng. dial.


SCRIMMAGE – NOUNS
– a scrimmage; a boys’ fight MILL Bk1905 Sc.
– a scrimmage; a stone fight BICKER Bk1911 Sc. 


SCRIPTURE – NOUNS, PERSON
– a believer in the literal truth of Scripture FUNDI;  FUNDIE;  FUNDY 1982 sl.


SCROUNGE, SCROUNGED, SCROUNGER, SCROUNGING – ADJECTIVES/ADVERBS
– CHERCHED scrounged, obtained … World War I Amer. sl.
– ON THE BOW free; scrounging …1938 UK sl.
– ON THE CADGE on the tramp, begging, scrounging …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– ON THE COAT AND BADGE on the cadge, scrounging …1960 UK rhyming sl.
– ON THE EARHOLE on the scrounge …1998 UK sl.
– ON THE EASTER EGG begging, scrounging …1988 Sc. sl.
 
SCROUNGE etc. – NOUNS
– MUMPING a scrounging, soliciting favours, begging …17C Brit. sl.
 
SCROUNGE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– BLAGGER a person who seeks to obtain or achieve something by persuasive talk or plausible deception; a bluffer, a scrounger, a cadger; a smooth talker, a persuasive person …1963 Brit. sl.
BLUDGER 1980s Aust. sl. – a cadger, a scrounger; a disreputable or despicable person
– BOT a habitual borrower or cadger; a scrounger; a person who frequently imposes on others …1916 Aust. & NZ sl.
– BOTFLY a scrounger …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– BUMMER one who scrounges, begs for, or cadges something, typically cigarettes or drinks …1948
– CADGER a beggar, a tramp, a scrounger, a loafer, a petty thief …1737 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DEADBEAT a cadger or sponger; a penniless scrounger; a loafer; a worthless idler; one who will not or cannot pay debts …1871 Amer. sl.
– EAR-LUGGER a cadger, a scrounger …20C Aust. sl.
– HUMMER a scrounger …E20 Aust. colloq.
– MIKER a loafer, a scrounger …L19 sl.
– MOOCH a beggar; a scrounger; a sponger; a borrower, a cadger; an idler …1914 sl., chiefly US
– MOOCHIE a beggar; a scrounger; a sponger; an idler …1983 US sl.
– MOUCHER a beggar; a scrounger …1857
– MUMP a beggar, a scrounger …E18 sl.
– MUMPER a genteel beggar, a scrounger …1674 UK criminals’ sl.
– SCADGE a mean, scrounging person; one who curries favour …1896 Sc.
– SCAMBLER a parasite, a sponger, one who scrounges his meals from others …1721 Sc. obs.
– SCUNGE a scrounger or sponger …1900 colloq., orig. Sc.
– WALLFLOWER one who idles into a saloon hoping to be offered a free drink; a scrounger …1918 US Army sl. obs.
 
SCROUNGE etc. – VERBS
BLAG 1950s Brit. sl. – to scrounge, to cadge, to deceive, to bamboozle
– BLUDGE to shirk responsibility or hard work; to impose on; to cadge or scrounge …1919 sl.
– CADGE orig. to wander the country as a beggar; thence to beg or go about begging; to wheedle something from someone; to scrounge money, etc. …L18 sl.
– FAUCH to scrounge …1916 Sc.
– HOT-STUFF to steal or scrounge …1914 services’ sl.
– NEEDLE to scrounge …L19 Irish sl.
– PONCE OFF to cadge or scrounge money …1937 sl.
– PONCE ON to cadge or scrounge money …1937 sl.
– PUT ON THE ACID to scrounge, to cadge …Bk1999 Aust. 
– RABBIT to steal; to borrow or scrounge something…c1920 sl.
– SCAV to scavenge; to scrounge …2001 UK sl.
– SCAFF to scrounge, to go about looking for food or anything else that may be picked up …1827 Sc.
– SCUNGE to scrounge, to sponge …1846 colloq., orig. Sc.


SCRUB – VERBS
– to scrub hard; to rub; to scratch, to claw FAUCH 1923 Sc.
– to scrub or rub vigorously; to beat severely SCRIMGE Bk1904 Sc.
– to scrub or wash the body thoroughly BOUNDER 1895 Amer. dial.
– to scrub, to clean; to act as a drudge SCODGY 1898 Sc.
– to scrub, to scour SCURRIFUNGE 1789 Eng. dial.


SCRUFFY – ADJECTIVES
DAGGY dirty, scruffy …1967 Aust. sl.
ILL-FAURED poor in quality, unattractive, scruffy …1806 Sc.
RATTY wretched or in poor condition; nasty; mean; shabby, scruffy, or ragged …1867 colloq.
SCAWT scruffy, mean, contemptible, scanty, niggling; short of due measure …c1715 Sc.
SCOORY;  SCOURIE;  SCOURY;  SCOWRIE;  SCOWRY scruffy, disreputable or nasty in appearance …1721 Sc. 
SCOOTIE;  SCOOTY low, worthless in character; scruffy …1882 Sc. 
SCOUTIE-MALOURIE low, worthless in character; scruffy …1969 Sc. 
WAFF of appearance: suspicious-looking; hangdog, scruffy …1824 Sc.

SCRUFFY – NOUNS, PERSON
BAG OF SHIT TIED UP WITH STRING a clumsy, shapeless, or scruffy person …1984 UK sl.
BEARDIE-WEIRDIE;  BEARDY-WEIRDY a man with long hair and/or a beard and as such negatively stereotyped as an ‘intellectual’, eccentric, or fan of radical politics; a scruffy beatnik …2000 sl.
DAG a scruffy person; a bit of a character …1916 Aust. sl.
DUNGHILL a person likened to a dunghill in being filthy or disgusting in some way, esp. in being morally corrupt or in being very dirty or scruffy …1542
SCOWRIE a scruffy, disreputable-looking person; a blackguard, a rascally fellow …1721 Sc. 
SCRAG a scrawny or scruffy-looking person or animal; a term of derogation for a person …1845 Amer. dial.
SCRUFFBAG a scruffy person …1920s sl.


SCRUMPTIOUS – ADJECTIVES
– scrumptious SCRUMBOTIOUS Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– scrumptious, delicious LUMPSHIOUS 1914 Amer. dial.


SCRUPLE(S) – NOUNS
AUNTER a pretense, needless scruple, excuse, hesitation …1703 Eng. dial.
BOGGLE a fright, fear, scruple …Bk1911 Sc.
MOTT THE HOOPLE a scruple …2004 UK rhyming sl.
SAUNTER a foolish scruple, an excuse, a shilly-shally …1837 Sc.
WHIPPER-TOOTIES silly scruples about doing anything; groundless excuses for not trying to do something; frivolous difficulties …1808 Sc.

SCRUPLE(S) – VERBS
BALLANCE to hesitate, to scruple …1715 Sc.
DOUBT to hesitate, to scruple, to delay …1483 obs.
– MAKE DOUBT to hesitate, to scruple …1586 obs.
MAKE NO KNOBS to act immediately, to resist one’s scruples …L17 sl.


SCRUPULOUS, SCRUPULOUSNESS – ADJECTIVES
CLEAN-FINGERED with clean or nimble fingers; honest, scrupulous, nice …1558
NESH dainty, fastidious, squeamish; scrupulous …1839 Eng. dial.
TEDIOUS careful, scrupulous, particular …1874 Eng. dial.
TENDER circumspect, careful, considerate; scrupulous …1709-31 Sc. obs.

SCRUPULOUS etc. – NOUNS
TENDERNESS consideration, regard; scrupulousness …1818 Sc. obs.


SCRUTINIZE, SCRUTINIZING, SCRUTINY – ADJECTIVES
EAGLE-EYED scrutinizing, paying close attention, watching …20C colloq.

SCRUTINIZE etc. – NOUNS
CASES observation; scrutiny; also, an ultimate, a finality, the last of a series of things or actions …Bk1914 criminals’ sl. 
EYEBALLING scrutiny, investigation; visual inspection or assessment; estimation or measurement by sight alone …1959
SCANCE a glance, a quick appraising look, a brief scrutiny, a cursory survey or review of persons or affairs …1787 Sc.
UP-AND-DOWN, THE a look, scrutiny …1910s sl.
VIZZY a look, a sight, a glimpse, a scrutinizing gaze; scrutiny, survey …1700 Sc.

SCRUTINIZE etc. – VERBS
CASE to watch; to observe; to scrutinize …Bk1914 criminals’ sl. 
EAGLE-EYE to observe and evaluate closely; to scrutinize …1964 Amer. sl.
PENNY to observe, to scrutinize …1990s W. Indies sl.
PERSCRUTE to scrutinize thoroughly; to make a thorough search or inquiry; to investigate …a1545 obs. rare
QUOTE to make mental note of; to notice, to observe, to mark, to scrutinize …1588 obs.
SCANCE to look at, to examine, to analyze metrically; to give a critical or appraising look at; to scrutinize …1825 Sc.
SCRUTE to scrutinize …1536 obs. rare
SCRUTINATE to scrutinize, to examine, to investigate …a1734 obs. rare
SIFT to examine closely into; to scrutinize narrowly so as to find out the truth …1573
VIZZY to look at closely, to view closely; to inspect, to examine, to scrutinize …1724 Sc.


SCUFFLE, SCUFFLING – ADJECTIVES
IN MANGLE in a confused fight, skirmish, or scuffle …a1300 obs.

SCUFFLE etc. – NOUNS
BLURRY a scuffle, a scramble …1856 Eng. dial.
BUSTLE a conflict, struggle, scuffle, or fray; the commotion caused by this …1579 obs.
HANTLE a tussle, a hand to hand fight; a scuffle; as much as one can manage …1868 Eng. dial.
RAMMY a general fight; a brawl; a scuffle; a violent disturbance or commotion; a noisy argument; a row; a bustling crowd …1935 Sc. sl.
RAMP a romp, a scuffle; a boisterous struggle …1818 Sc.
SCASH a waddling, shuffling gait; a scuffling with the feet …1866 Sc.
SCASHLE;  SKASHLE a squabble, a wrangle; a scuffle …Bk1904 Sc.
TIFFLE a scuffle, a tussle, a fight …Bk1905 Eng. dial. 
VELITATION a slight or preliminary engagement with an enemy; a skirmish; a fight or scuffle …1616 rare

SCUFFLE etc. – VERBS
BUSTLE to struggle, to scuffle …1585 obs.
FALL TOGETHER BY THE EARS said of animals fighting; hence of persons: to engage in a fight or scuffle; to fight and scratch each other; to contend in strife; to be at variance, to quarrel …1539 obs.
PULL CAPS to wrangle in an unseemly way; to scuffle, to quarrel; said only of women …1763 colloq.


SCULLION – NOUNS, PERSON
BACKHOUSE-BOY a boy employed to do scullery work …1863 Eng. dial.
GALLOPIN a turnspit; a scullion or under-cook; an errand-boy; a page …1567 obs.
GIPPO a scullion; a varlet …1651
KITCHEN-KNAVE a scullion obs.
MARMITON a kitchen scullion …1754
POT-WABBLER a housekeeper; a scullion …1882 Eng. dial.
POT-WALLINER a scullion …1882 Eng. dial.
POT-WALLOPER a cook, esp. on a ship; a kitchen worker, one who cleans pots, a scullion, a person engaged in menial work …1859 US sl.
POT-WRESTLER a scullion or dishwasher; a kitchen-hand …1817 US sl.


SCULPTOR – NOUNS, PERSON
– a sculptor, a maker of images; a carver IMAGER a1300 obs.
– a sculptor, a moulder MOULD-MAN 1576 obs.
– a sculptor, carver, engraver CUTTER 1572


SCULPTURE, SCULPTURED – ADJECTIVES
– sculptured, carved, engraved CUTTED 1438 obs. exc. Eng. dial.

SCULPTURE etc. – VERBS
– to sculpture; to draw; to make any kind of mark on paper SCART 1814 Sc.


SCUM – NOUNS
FECULENCE feculent matter; dregs, lees, dross, scum; also, filth …a1648
IME soot; a thin scum or coating deposited on a surface …1892 Sc.
IMIN a thin scum or covering …1893 Eng. dial.
KEAM the scum or froth which rises upon any liquid …1777 Eng. dial.
MANTLE the green vegetable coating on standing water …1605 obs.
OFFSCUM scum, dross, refuse …1579
QUINKINS dregs or leavings of any kind; scum of a liquid; charred traces of food which have stuck to the saucepan; a fry-up after the killing of a pig; tidbits of any kind …1825 Sc.
SCAUF scurf, scum …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SCRAM scum, refuse …1888 Eng. dial.
SCRUFF scum, dregs …1929 Amer. dial.
SILTS dregs, refuse, scum …1635 obs.
SKIM scum, the impurities that collect on the surface of a boiling liquid …1539 obs. exc. Amer. dial.
SKINNINGS frothy residue skimmed from a boiling liquid; scum …1986 Amer. dial.

SCUM – VERBS
MANTLE of liquids: to be or become covered with a coating or scum …1626


SCURF, SCURFINESS, SCURFY – ADJECTIVES
SKALFERING scurfy …1561 obs.

SCURF etc. – NOUNS
GAN(N) dandruff; scurf …1888 Eng. dial.  
RHUME scurf on the scalp of the head …1876 Eng. dial.
SCAUF scurf, scum …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SCRUFF scurf, dandruff …1899 Amer. dial.
SKALFERING scurfiness …1561 obs.
SKILFERS scurf; dandruff …1599 obs. rare


SCURRILITY, SCURRILOUS – ADJECTIVES
RABULOUS scurrilous …1538 obs. rare
THERSITICAL foul-mouthed, scurrilous, grossly abusive …1650 rare
VERNACULOUS low-bred, scurrilous …1605 obs.

SCURRILITY etc. – NOUNS
DIRT filth, obscenity, scurrilous information or gossip …1926 sl.
HARLOTRY buffoonery, jesting; ribaldry, scurrility, scurrilous talk; obscene talk or behaviour …c1325 obs.
OPPROBRIOUSNESS abusive quality; reproachfulness, scurrility …c1540


SCURRY – NOUNS
SCOUVER;  SKOUVER confusion, scurry, disturbance …1860 Eng. dial.

SCURRY – NOUNS, PERSON
SCAMPERER one who scampers or scurries …1802

SCURRY – VERBS
SCARTLE to scrape together in little bits; to make little scratching movements; to scurry; to accumulate in small amounts; to scrape money together …1825 Sc.
SCOWP to run hither and thither, to rush, to bound, to dart, to scurry, to spring …1721 Sc. 
SKELTER to dash along, to hurry, to rush, to scurry …1852
SKIRRY to scurry …1869
SKIVER to scatter, to scurry …1881 Amer. dial.
SKIVER AROUND to scatter, to scurry …1942 Amer. dial.


SCURVY – NOUNS, PERSON
– a scurvy, contemptible, good-for-nothing fellow; a mean, niggardly person SCART 1825 Sc.


SCYTHE – ADJECTIVES
FALCIFEROUS carrying a sickle; scythe-bearing …1656 obs.

SCYTHE – NOUNS
BAT the long handle or staff of a scythe …1793 Eng. dial.
LEA a scythe …1483 N. Eng. dial.
LEA-SHAFT Bk1902 Eng. dial. – a scythe handle
MAN-KILLER an implement that is exhausting to use, as a scythe …1876 Amer. dial.
MOWING-BLADE a scythe …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
POLE 1828 Eng. dial. rare – the long handle of a scythe or similar implement
TINE-STOCK one of the two short crooked handles of a scythe …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
UREN a scythe …Bk1905 Sc.