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Engelsk tillægsord: Scotch

1. Scotch of or relating to or characteristic of Scotland or its people or culture or its English dialect or Gaelic language

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningScots 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'.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)Scots, Scottish

2. scotch avoiding waste

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)economical, frugal, sparing, stinting

Termer med lignende betydningthrifty

Overordnet anvendelsecolloquialism

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)wasteful

Engelsk navneord: scotch

1. scotch (om form) a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)score

Mindre specifikke termerdent, incision, prick, scratch, slit

2. Scotch (om mad) whiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from malted barley in a pot still

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)malt whiskey, malt whisky, Scotch malt whiskey, Scotch malt whisky, Scotch whiskey, Scotch whisky

Mindre specifikke termerwhiskey, whisky

Mere specifikke termerDrambuie

Vedrører disse overordnede termerRob Roy

Engelsk udsagnsord: scotch

1. scotch (om adfærd) hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhat ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge.
Foil your opponent.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)baffle, bilk, cross, foil, frustrate, queer, spoil, thwart

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerforbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent

Mere specifikke termerdash, disappoint, let down, ruin, short-circuit

2. scotch (om relation) make a small cut or score into

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termermark, nock, score

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