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Synonyms for scupper
ˈskʌp ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scupper(verb)

    drain that allows water on the deck of a vessel to flow overboard

  2. ambush, scupper, bushwhack, waylay, lurk, ambuscade, lie in wait(verb)

    wait in hiding to attack

    Synonyms:
    loaf, mill around, lie in wait, loiter, lallygag, expose, endanger, peril, mess about, hang around, lollygag, waylay, mill about, tarry, skulk, footle, ambush, still-hunt, linger, lounge, ambuscade, lurk, bushwhack

  3. queer, expose, scupper, endanger, peril(verb)

    put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position

    Synonyms:
    scotch, bushwhack, let on, frustrate, bring out, unwrap, exhibit, disclose, endanger, foil, lurk, jeopardise, expose, waylay, peril, reveal, debunk, thwart, imperil, threaten, give away, break, baffle, divulge, spoil, lie in wait, ambush, menace, jeopardize, cross, uncover, ambuscade, bilk, display, discover, let out

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "scupper":

    overturn, sabotage

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Translations for scupper

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  • spygat, lænseportDanish
  • imbornalSpanish
  • valumisaukko, romuttaa, spyygatti, pilata, nieluaukko, tehdä tyhjäksiFinnish
  • dalotFrench
  • погубить, шпигат, губить, отверстиеRussian
  • lakomicaSerbo-Croatian
  • sänka, spygatt, kullkasta, torpedera, stjälpaSwedish

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