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Scottish of or having to do with Scotland, or its people or language. [3 definitions]
scoundrel a wicked person; villain.
scour1 to clean by rubbing hard. [3 definitions]
scour2 to travel over an area while looking for something.
scout a person, ship, or plane sent to spy or gather information. [5 definitions]
scoutmaster the adult in charge of a Boy Scout troop.
scowl to make an angry frown. [2 definitions]
scramble to move quickly using both the hands and feet. [8 definitions]
scrap1 a small bit, such as a piece left over or thrown away. [4 definitions]
scrap2 (informal) a fight. [2 definitions]
scrapbook a book with blank pages for saving pictures, newspaper clippings, and other mementos.
scrape to rub with something sharp or rough. [8 definitions]
scratch to scrape or damage with something sharp. [7 definitions]
scratchy causing or likely to cause scratching; itchy.
scrawl to write or draw in a quick or careless way. [2 definitions]
scrawny very thin; skinny.
scream to make a shrill, loud cry or sound. [4 definitions]
screech to make a harsh, shrill cry or sound. [2 definitions]
screen a closely woven wire mesh. Screens can be used to filter liquid or grains, or to keep insects from entering through windows or doors. [8 definitions]
screen saver a small program that takes over a computer's screen if it has not been used for a set length of time. Screen savers were first used to prevent computer screens from being damaged, but now they are mainly used for decoration.
screw a metal fastener that is like a nail with grooves that wind around it. A screw can be driven into a surface by turning it while pressing down on the head. [5 definitions]