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  Definition of Scotch
  1. whiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from malted barley in a pot still
  2. a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)
  3. make a small cut or score into
  4. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth''s amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
  5. 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
  6. 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
Similar Words: Scotch whiskey, Scotch whisky, malt whiskey, malt whisky, score, scotch, thwart, queer, spoil, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk, economical, frugal, sparing, stinting, Scots, Scottish

 

See Also: double cross

 

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

 

Pertainyms: Scotland

 

Substance Meronyms: Rob Roy

 

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

 

 
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