Word:

Scum

Pronunciation: skŭm
n.1.
1.The extraneous matter or impurities which rise to the surface of liquids in boiling or fermentation, or which form on the surface by other means; also, the scoria of metals in a molten state; dross.
Some to remove the scum as it did rise.
- Spenser.
2.refuse; recrement; anything vile or worthless.
v. t.1.To take the scum from; to clear off the impure matter from the surface of; to skim.
[imp. & p. p. Scummed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Scumming .]
You that scum the molten lead.
- Dryden & Lee.
2.To sweep or range over the surface of.
v. i.1.To form a scum; to become covered with scum. Also used figuratively.
Noun1.scum - worthless people
Synonyms: trash
2.scum - a film of impurities or vegetation that can form on the surface of a liquid
aerate, alluvion, alluvium, androcyte, antheridium, antherozoid, apply to, ash, beat, bilge, bilgewater, blanket, block, bones, breakers, canaille, canopy, carrion, cattle, chaff, cinder, clinker, cloak, clothe, cloud, coat, coating, collar, collop, cope, cover, cover up, covering, cowl, cream, culm, cur, curtain, cut, deadwood, deal, deposition, deposits, diluvium, dishwater, disk, ditchwater, draff, dregs, dregs of society, dross, dust, eclipse, ember, enamel, facing, feces, feuille, filings, film, flap, foam, foil, fold, froth, fur, garbage, gash, glop, grounds, gunk, head, hogwash, hood, husks, lacquer, lamella, lamina, laminated glass, laminated wood, lap, lather, lay on, lay over, leaf, leavings, lees, loess, male gamete, mantle, mask, masses, membrane, meringue, milt, mire, mob, moraine, mousse, muck, muffle, obduce, obscure, occult, offal, offscourings, offscum, ooze, orts, overlay, overspread, paint, pane, panel, parings, patina, peel, pellicle, plait, plank, plate, plating, ply, plywood, pollen, potsherds, precipitate, precipitation, prick, proletariat, protein, puff, put on, raff, rags, ragtag and bobtail, rasher, raspings, refuse, revetment, riffraff, rubbish, safety glass, scale, scoria, scourings, scrap iron, scraps, screen, scud, scurf, sea foam, sediment, seed, semen, seminal fluid, settlings, sewage, sewerage, shards, shavings, sheet, shield, shit, shithead, silt, sinter, skin, skunk, slab, slack, slag, slat, slice, slime, slob, slop, slops, slosh, slough, sludge, slush, smut, snake, soapsuds, soot, sordes, souffle, sperm, sperm cell, spermagonium, spermatic fluid, spermatid, spermatiophore, spermatium, spermatocyte, spermatogonium, spermatophore, spermatozoa, spermatozoid, spermatozoon, spindrift, splosh, spoondrift, spray, spread over, spume, stinging, stinker, stubble, sublimate, sud, suds, superimpose, superpose, surf, sweepings, swill, swinish multitude, table, tablet, tares, toad, trash, turd, unwashed, varnish, veil, veneer, vermin, wafer, wastage, waste, waste matter, wastepaper, weeds, whip, whisk, white water
Translate Scum to Spanish, Translate Scum to German, Translate Scum to French
Browse
Scullion
Scullionly
Sculp
Sculpin
sculpt
sculpted
Sculptile
Sculptor
Sculptress
Sculptural
sculptural relief
Sculpture
sculptured
Sculptured tortoise
sculpturer
Sculpturesque
-- Scum --
scum bag
Scumber
Scumble
Scumbling
Scummer
Scumming
Scummy
ScumOS
Scunner
Scup
Scuppaug
Scupper
Scupper hose
Scupper nail
Scupper plug
Scuppernong
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home