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Synonyms for scotch

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  1. Scotchnoun

    Scottish, Scots

  2. scotchverb

    To cut or score.

    The Scotch are a hardy bunch.

    Scottish, Scot, Scots, Scots English

  3. scotchverb

    To prevent (something) from being successful.

    The rain scotched his plans of going to the beach.

    put the kibosh on, thwart, foil, Scotch whisky, Scotch Game, Scotch whiskey, malt whiskey, malt, malt whisky

  4. Scotchnoun

    Whisky of Scottish origin.

    Gimme a Scotch.

    block, chock

Princeton's WordNet

  1. score, scotchnoun

    a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)

    account, sexual conquest, score, grade, malt whisky, grievance, musical score, malt whiskey, grudge, mark


  2. Scotch, Scotch whiskey, Scotch whisky, malt whiskey, malt whisky, Scotch malt whiskey, Scotch malt whiskyadjective

    whiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from malted barley in a pot still

    score, malt whisky, malt whiskey


  3. Scots, Scottish, Scotchadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of Scotland or its people or culture or its English dialect or Gaelic language

    "Scots Gaelic"; "the Scots community in New York"; "`Scottish' tends to be the more formal term as in `The Scottish Symphony' or `Scottish authors' or `Scottish mountains'"; "`Scotch' is in disfavor with Scottish people and is used primarily outside Scotland except in such frozen phrases as `Scotch broth' or `Scotch whiskey' or `Scotch plaid'"

    stinting, sparing, frugal, economical


  4. economical, frugal, scotch, sparing, stintingverb

    avoiding waste

    "an economical meal"; "an economical shopper"; "a frugal farmer"; "a frugal lunch"; "a sparing father and a spending son"; "sparing in their use of heat and light"; "stinting in bestowing gifts"; "thrifty because they remember the great Depression"; "`scotch' is used only informally"

    stinting, economic, sparing, frugal, economical


  5. thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilkverb

    hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of

    "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"

    vitiate, mar, sweep, dumbfound, plunder, foil, scupper, mystify, cut through, pamper, flub, span, dun, rape, crucify, baby, regulate, bedevil, itch, screw up, ball up, indulge, interbreed, stick, cut across, corrupt, elude, get over, deflower, spoil, puzzle, gravel, violate, beat, mollycoddle, bungle, intersect, bollocks up, fumble, evade, rag, blow, bollix, torment, amaze, bewilder, coddle, cosset, frustrate, peril, featherbed, crossbreed, cross, get, louse up, perplex, botch up, bodge, traverse, bobble, baffle, muff, bollocks, pass over, pose, fluff, vex, mishandle, endanger, foul up, stupefy, flummox, track, hybridize, cover, despoil, muck up, bumble, mess up, impair, bollix up, botch, thwart, bilk, get across, expose, go bad, hybridise, cocker, nonplus


  6. scotchverb

    make a small cut or score into

    cross, spoil, bilk, baffle, foil, thwart, frustrate


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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. scotchverb

    cut (slightly), wound (superficially)

  2. scotchverb

    stop (as a wheel to prevent it from rolling back), block

  3. scotchadjective


  4. scotchadjective

    unhurt, uninjured, clear, safe

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. scotchnoun


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "scotch":

    whiskey, whisky, scottish, tape, malt, scots, whiskies

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How to use scotch in a sentence?

  1. P. G. Wodehouse:

    At five minutes to eleven on the morning named he was at the station, a false beard and spectacles shielding his identity from the public eye. If you had asked him he would have said that he was a Scotch business man. As a matter a fact, he looked far more like a motor-car coming through a haystack.

  2. Prime Minister David Cameron:

    I don't see us doing that, the thing about Scotch whisky is we're going to be in Scotland come what may.

  3. Ben Affleck:

    I was like' I can't leave'cause of my kids, but I'm not happy, what do I do ?' what I did was drink a bottle of scotch and fall asleep on the couch, which turned out not to be the solution.

  4. Chief Executive Ivan Menezes:

    We think it's very important for this country and for Scotch whisky.

  5. Takayuki Suzuki:

    Japanese whisky has a good balance, compared with Scotch whisky, it does not lose the taste and flavor when you mix it with other drinks. It is easy to use as a cocktail base.

Translations for scotch

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  • надрез, насечка, положить конец, прекратить, пресечь, клинRussian
  • ஸ்காட்ச்Tamil

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