Definition Of scotch


a cut or score in skin or another surface.

a wedge placed under a wheel or other rolling object to prevent its moving or slipping.

cut or score the skin or surface of.

decisively put an end to.

a spokesman has scotched the rumors

the form of English spoken in Scotland.

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Example Of scotch

  • scotch with your knife the back of the Carp

  • a scotch in his face

  • At Monday's Civic Centre Committee meeting, the Councillor said rumours needed to be scotched .

  • Communicate frankly and regularly with your people; scotch wild stories before they get started.

  • Credit rating agency Standard and Poors has scotched claims that the economy has bottomed out and recovery is imminent.

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