Definition Of scarfs


a joint connecting two pieces of timber or metal in which the ends are beveled or notched so that they fit over or into each other.

The two arcs were joined at the Crown by a sophisticated scarf joint, which was secured by three large nuts and bolts.

a length or square of fabric worn around the neck or head.

The cold also brought on another bout of shopping, namely for warmer hats, scarves , gloves and coats.

an incision made in the blubber of a whale.

eat or drink (something) hungrily or enthusiastically.

he scarfed down the waffles

join the ends of (two pieces of timber or metal) by beveling or notching them so that they fit over or into each other.

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Example Of scarfs

  • a silk scarf

  • After dinner, bundled up in scarves and hats we take the Lantern Tour of Stowe.

  • Amber scarfed down her eggs and fumbled with her chopsticks as she tried to eat her rice.

  • ‘This is really good, thanks Rachel,’ Danielle said as she began scarfing her eggs and bacon, then downing the orange juice.

  • Each of the girls, as well as Ethan, wore their thickest coats and warmest mittens, as well as scarves and hats and earmuffs.

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