Definition of "scalloped" [scal•loped]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of scallop. (verb)
  • Having an edge or border marked with semicircles (adjective)
  • Baked in layers of thin slices in a sauce, usually with cheese, as a casserole, e.g. scalloped potatoes; gratin (adjective)
  • Baked in a scallop shell (adjective)

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Use "scalloped" in a sentence
  • "'70s yellow-and-white "duck" Fender Stratocaster he brought to America from Sweden, complete with his unique, deeply "scalloped" - the carving out of wood between a guitar's 21 or so frets so you hit all strings without touching anything else - maple fingerboard, a replica of the old axe's scratches, and his personal signature."
  • "Some populations, such as scalloped hammerheads and dusky sharks along the eastern U.S. coast, have plummeted by up to 80 percent since the 1970s."
  • "One of our favorites was 'scalloped' rutabagas, similiar to scalloping potatoes only, par-boiling the roots first as they take much longer to bake than potatoes."