Click or tap here to find out how this works

Stuck on a crossword puzzle answer?

Enter the word you are trying to solve in the box below, using question marks in place of the letter(s) you don't know.

New! You can also search for definitions and anagrams by typing in a word without any question marks.

e.g. ?odge?odge  /  moonstarer


Definitions for: SCRAPE

(n.) The act of scraping; also, the effect of scraping, as a scratch, or a harsh sound; as, a noisy scrape on the floor; a scrape of a pen.
(n.) A drawing back of the right foot when bowing; also, a bow made with that accompaniment.
(n.) A disagreeable and embarrassing predicament out of which one can not get without undergoing, as it were, a painful rubbing or scraping; a perplexity; a difficulty.
(v. i.) To rub over the surface of anything with something which roughens or removes it, or which smooths or cleans it; to rub harshly and noisily along.
(v. i.) To occupy one's self with getting laboriously; as, he scraped and saved until he became rich.
(v. i.) To play awkwardly and inharmoniously on a violin or like instrument.
(v. i.) To draw back the right foot along the ground or floor when making a bow.
(v. t.) To rub over the surface of (something) with a sharp or rough instrument; to rub over with something that roughens by removing portions of the surface; to grate harshly over; to abrade; to make even, or bring to a required condition or form, by moving the sharp edge of an instrument breadthwise over the surface with pressure, cutting away excesses and superfluous parts; to make smooth or clean; as, to scrape a bone with a knife; to scrape a metal plate to an even surface.
(v. t.) To remove by rubbing or scraping (in the sense above).
(v. t.) To collect by, or as by, a process of scraping; to gather in small portions by laborious effort; hence, to acquire avariciously and save penuriously; -- often followed by together or up; as, to scrape money together.
(v. t.) To express disapprobation of, as a play, or to silence, as a speaker, by drawing the feet back and forth upon the floor; -- usually with down.

anagrams for:scrape

Tip: click or tap on an item to view its definition, and more!
Jump about playfully
A ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
Gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement; "it was all done in play"; "their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly"
A playful leap or hop
A crime (especially a robbery); "the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis"
Pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces
Any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis
Summarize briefly; "Let's recapitulate the main ideas"
A used automobile tire that has been remolded to give it new treads
A summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion