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Synonyms for scab
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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote

  1. scabnoun

    A worker who acts against trade union policies, especially a strikebreaker.

    Synonyms:
    blackleg, knobstick

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. scab, strikebreaker, blackleg, ratnoun

    someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike

    Synonyms:
    betrayer, git, puke, rotter, dirty dog, strikebreaker, stinker, informer, squealer, skunk, scum bag, bum, lowlife, rat, so-and-so, stinkpot, blackleg, crumb, blabber

  2. scabverb

    the crustlike surface of a healing skin lesion

    Synonyms:
    rat, blackleg, strikebreaker

  3. scabverb

    form a scab

    "the wounds will eventually scab"

    Synonyms:
    blackleg, fink, rat

  4. fink, scab, rat, blacklegverb

    take the place of work of someone on strike

    Synonyms:
    give away, snitch, tell on, confess, fink, rat, betray, denounce, shit, shop, blackleg, squeal, grass, stag

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  1. scabnoun

    Synonyms:
    eschar, incrustation, mange

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "scab":

    gale, ringworm, crust, yellow, traitor, gall

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How to use scab in a sentence?

  1. Haywood Johnson:

    One of the things that bothered me is that I was the one that buried most of those people, most of the deceased, and it was like pulling the scab off of a wound.

  2. Tom Colbert:

    This has been a scab on the side of the FBI for years.

  3. Jack London:

    The scab is a traitor to his God, his mother, and his class.

  4. Doug Heye:

    It picks at what's been a very, very bad scab for Republicans for a long time, i think the party if they nominate him will be committing an abortion on itself.


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