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Related / Similar Words: Scotch, Scotch whiskey, Scotch whisky, malt whiskey, malt whisky, score, thwart, queer, spoil, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk, economical, frugal, sparing, stinting, Scots, Scottish

 

Definition:
  • whiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from malted barley in a pot still;
  • a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally);
  • make a small cut or score into;
  • hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth''s amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent";
  • 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 De;
  • 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 `Scottis;

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    See Also: double cross

     

    Hyponyms: Drambuie, disappoint, let down, dash, short-circuit, ruin

     

    Pertainyms: Scotland

     

    Substance Meronyms: Rob Roy

     

    Derivational Morphology: score, nock, mark, frustration, defeat, thwarting, foiling, cross, crown of thorns, obstructionist, obstructor, obstructer, resister, thwarter

     

     
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