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Synonyms for scab

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  1. scabnoun

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

    blackleg, knobstick

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. scab, strikebreaker, blackleg, ratnoun

    someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike

    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

    rat, blackleg, strikebreaker

  3. scabverb

    form a scab

    "the wounds will eventually scab"

    blackleg, fink, rat

  4. fink, scab, rat, blacklegverb

    take the place of work of someone on strike

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

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  1. scabnoun

    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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  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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