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1. scallop

noun. ['ˈskæləp'] edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions.

Synonyms

  • bay scallop
  • sea scallop
  • escallop
  • Pectinidae
  • pelecypod
  • giant scallop
  • Pecten magellanicus
  • scollop
  • family Pectinidae
  • Pecten irradians
  • lamellibranch

Antonyms

  • curliness
  • straightness
  • unbend
  • straighten

Etymology

  • escalope (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Scallop

  • gallup
  • gallop

Example sentences of the word scallop


1. Noun, singular or mass
With a fine point marker, outline outer scallops and draw a line at the tip of the scallop.

2. Adjective
Though scallop edgings are common in crochet, they are less so in knitting.

3. Verb, base form
You can scallop them, cut them into points or fringe them with small cuts.

2. scallop

verb. ['ˈskæləp'] shape or cut in scallops.

Synonyms

  • form
  • shape

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • break
  • winterize

Etymology

  • escalope (French)

3. scallop

verb. ['ˈskæləp'] form scallops in.

Synonyms

  • hollow
  • scollop
  • hollow out

Antonyms

  • unintelligent
  • unavailable
  • disassemble
  • dissuade

Etymology

  • escalope (French)

4. scallop

noun. ['ˈskæləp'] one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.).

Synonyms

  • curve
  • crenation
  • crenel
  • crenelle
  • crenature

Antonyms

  • unhook
  • unbelt
  • unbuckle
  • unbutton

Etymology

  • escalope (French)

5. scallop

verb. ['ˈskæləp'] decorate an edge with scallops.

Synonyms

  • grace
  • ornament
  • embellish
  • adorn
  • beautify

Antonyms

  • unmake
  • stay
  • disqualify
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • escalope (French)

6. scallop

noun. ['ˈskæləp'] thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled.

Synonyms

  • escallop
  • slice
  • scollop
  • cutlet

Antonyms

  • unlock
  • unpin
  • unfasten
  • untie

Etymology

  • escalope (French)

7. scallop

noun. ['ˈskæləp'] edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces.

Synonyms

  • sea scallop
  • escallop
  • shellfish
  • scollop

Antonyms

  • unbar
  • unzip
  • unchain
  • dislodge

Etymology

  • escalope (French)

8. scallop

verb. ['ˈskæləp'] bake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • ready
  • make
  • escallop
  • prepare

Antonyms

  • lose
  • bottom out
  • stay in place
  • top out

Etymology

  • escalope (French)

9. scallop

verb. ['ˈskæləp'] fish for scallops.

Synonyms

  • fish

Antonyms

  • unwilling
  • unready

Etymology

  • escalope (French)
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