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Definition of "scotched" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of scotch. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "scotched" in a sentence
  • "Scotch is just a corruption of the word scotched, meaning processed."
  • "Yet, some traders seemed to ignore the reassurances, perhaps recalling scotched deals for other Wall Street banks from overseas interests."
  • "I suppose everyone has heard that the attempt to re-run the advertisements with the slogan "go to work on an egg" has been "scotched" (boiled or scrambled, even) by the UK's broadcast advertising clearance centre?"