Associations to the word «Scrap»


SCRAP, noun. A (small) piece; a fragment; a detached, incomplete portion.
SCRAP, noun. (usually in the plural) Leftover food.
SCRAP, noun. Discarded material (especially metal), junk.
SCRAP, noun. (ethnic slur) (offensive) A Hispanic criminal, especially a Mexican or one affiliated to the Norte gang.
SCRAP, noun. The crisp substance that remains after drying out animal fat.
SCRAP, verb. (transitive) To discard.
SCRAP, verb. (transitive) (of a project or plan) To stop working on indefinitely.
SCRAP, verb. (intransitive) To scrapbook; to create scrapbooks.
SCRAP, verb. (transitive) To dispose of at a scrapyard.
SCRAP, verb. (transitive) To make into scrap.
SCRAP, noun. A fight, tussle, skirmish.
SCRAP, verb. To fight
SCRAP BOOK, noun. Alternative form of scrapbook
SCRAP HEAP, noun. Alternative spelling of scrapheap
SCRAP HEAPS, noun. Plural of scrap heap
SCRAP PAPER, noun. A used piece of paper, to be used for jotting notes or other informally stuff. Also scrap of paper

Dictionary definition

SCRAP, noun. A small fragment of something broken off from the whole; "a bit of rock caught him in the eye".
SCRAP, noun. Worthless material that is to be disposed of.
SCRAP, noun. A small piece of something that is left over after the rest has been used; "she jotted it on a scrap of paper"; "there was not a scrap left".
SCRAP, noun. The act of fighting; any contest or struggle; "a fight broke out at the hockey game"; "there was fighting in the streets"; "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap".
SCRAP, verb. Dispose of (something useless or old); "trash these old chairs"; "junk an old car"; "scrap your old computer".
SCRAP, verb. Have a disagreement over something; "We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America"; "These two fellows are always scrapping over something".
SCRAP, verb. Make into scrap or refuse; "scrap the old airplane and sell the parts".

Wise words

All our words from loose using have lost their edge.
Ernest Hemingway