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Definition of "scup" []

  • A porgy (Stenotomus chrysops) of the northern Atlantic coastal waters, important commercially as a food fish. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "scup" in a sentence
  • ""So he does," agreed Miss Bailey, rightly inferring from Morris's expressive pantomime that to "scup" was to swing."
  • "As all of us who fish for fluke, stripers, scup, sea bass and most recently in Florida, for red snapper know, the system is a mess and needs fixing. 
  • "The dish is also delicious made with mackerel, monkfish, cod, scup, or black sea bass."