Definitions for scotch

Definitions for (noun) scotch

Main entry: Scotch, Scotch malt whiskey, Scotch malt whisky, Scotch whiskey, Scotch whisky, malt whiskey, malt whisky

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

Main entry: score, scotch

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

Definitions for (verb) scotch

Main entry: scotch

Definition: make a small cut or score into

Main entry: spoil, scotch, queer, thwart, bilk, baffle, foil, frustrate, cross

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

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

Definitions for (adj) scotch

Main entry: stinting, frugal, economical, sparing, scotch

Definition: avoiding waste

Usage: 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

Main entry: Scotch, Scots, Scottish

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

Usage: 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'

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