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English noun: scrag

1. scrag (person) a person who is unusually thin and scrawny


Synonymsskin and bones, thin person


Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul


Narrower (hyponym)spindlelegs, spindleshanks


Antonymsbutterball, fat person, fatso, fatty, roly-poly

2. scrag (food) lean end of the neck


Broader (hypernym)cut of mutton


Part meronymneck

3. scrag (food) the lean end of a neck of veal


Synonymsscrag end


Broader (hypernym)cut of veal


Part meronymneck


English verb: scrag

1. scrag (contact) strangle with an iron collar


SamplesPeople were garrotted during the Inquisition in Spain.


ExamplesThey want to scrag the prisoners


Synonymsgarotte, garrote, garrotte


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)strangle, strangulate, throttle

2. scrag (contact) wring the neck of


SamplesThe man choked his opponent.


Synonymschoke


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)compact, compress, constrict, contract, press, squeeze









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