What is another word for scum?

Synonyms for scum
skʌmscum

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term scum.

Wiktionary

  1. scumnoun

    To remove the layer of scum from (a liquid etc.).

    Synonyms:
    cinder, dross, scoriae, impurity, slag

  2. scumnoun

    Synonyms:
    bastard

Princeton's WordNet

  1. trash, scumnoun

    worthless people

    Synonyms:
    trash, methamphetamine hydrochloride, glass, codswallop, ice, rubbish, wish-wash, deoxyephedrine, applesauce, folderol, shabu, chicken feed, chalk, trumpery, scrap, meth, methamphetamine, crank, tripe

  2. scumverb

    a film of impurities or vegetation that can form on the surface of a liquid

    Synonyms:
    trash

  3. scumverb

    remove the scum from

Matched Categories

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. scumnoun

    Synonyms:
    froth, dross, refuse, scoria, recrement

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. scumnoun

    Synonyms:
    dross, recrement, refuse, waste, froth

  2. scumverb

    Synonyms:
    despumate

How to pronounce scum?

How to say scum in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#1279glass
#1960ice
#6742foam
#7949trash
#8345garbage
#12034scrap
#15089rubbish
#15342bastard
#15366chalk
#16222meth
#16647crank
#17344rot
#24191methamphetamine
#26943scum
#27098gangsta
#34562slag
#36953rabble
#38738impurity
#45581applesauce
#48276cinder
#48422vermin
#53159banger
#55515froth
#64316tripe
#69128scoundrel
#77731dross
#84230scumbag
#121148shabu
#271707codswallop

How to use scum in a sentence?

  1. J. W. Schopf:

    For four-fifths of our history, our planet was populated by pond scum.

  2. John Henry Browne:

    People wonder why you could represent the scum of the earth, but people don’t understand that if it wasn’t for us, we really wouldn’t have a free society…But that doesn’t mean it’s easy. Someone asked me if I came back in another lifetime, would I want to do it again. My answer was no. I would love somebody else to do what I do… But I wouldn’t want it to be me. I’ve paid my dues.

  3. George Lucas:

    Mos Eisley spaceport. You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy. We must be cautious.

  4. Godfather, The:

    Don Corleone What have I ever done to make you treat me so disrespectfully If you'd come to me in friendship, then this scum that ruined your daughter would be suffering this very day. And if by chance an honest man like yourself should make enemies, then they would become my enemies. And then they would fear you.

  5. Naked Gun From the Files of Police Squad:

    Frank Wilma, I promise you whatever scum did this, not one man on this force will rest one minute before until he's behind bars. Now, let's grab a bite to eat.

Images & Illustrations of scum

  1. scum
    scum
    scum
    scum
    scum

Translations for scum

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • AbschaumGerman
  • κάθαρμα, απόβλητο, απόβρασμαGreek
  • escoria, canallaSpanish
  • pohjasakka, pintaliete, kuona, roskaväki, leväpuuroFinnish
  • skúmFaroese
  • salaud, crasse, couche, ordure, mousse, écume, racailleFrench
  • scoriaItalian
  • あきますJapanese
  • tuigDutch
  • escóriaPortuguese
  • шваль, пена, отродье, негодяй, шантропа, сброд, нечистоты, сволочь, подлец, шушера, нечисть, накипь, отребьеRussian
  • తెట్టుTelugu
  • cặn bãVietnamese
  • schomeWalloon

Get even more translations for scum »

Translation

Find a translation for the scum synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"scum." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 18 Sep. 2021. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/scum>.

Discuss these scum synonyms with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good synonym for scum?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    Which of the following words is not a synonym of the others?
    • A. callow
    • B. experient
    • C. new
    • D. unpracticed

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for scum: