Synonyms

1. Scotch

adjective. of or relating to or characteristic of Scotland or its people or culture or its English dialect or Gaelic language.

Synonyms

  • Scots

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Words that Rhyme with Scotch Broom

  • mcbroom
  • exhume
  • reassume
  • presume
  • perfume
  • maktoum
  • legroom
  • laplume
  • khartoum
  • deblum
  • costume
  • consume
  • resume
  • kaboom
  • entomb
  • abloom
  • vroom
  • plume
  • kume
  • hume
  • groome
  • groom
  • gloom
  • fume
  • flume
  • crume
  • croom
  • broome
  • blume
  • blum

2. scotch

noun. ['ˈskɑːtʃ'] a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally).

Synonyms

  • scratch
  • score
  • dent
  • incision
  • prick

Antonyms

  • confront
  • attack
  • admit
  • let

Etymology

  • scocchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. scotch

adjective. ['ˈskɑːtʃ'] avoiding waste.

Synonyms

  • thrifty
  • sparing
  • stinting
  • frugal

Antonyms

  • good-natured
  • lengthwise
  • uncross
  • unfold

Etymology

  • scocchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. Scotch

noun. whiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from malted barley in a pot still.

Synonyms

  • malt whisky
  • Scotch whisky
  • Drambuie
  • whisky
  • whiskey
  • malt whiskey
  • Rob Roy
  • Scotch whiskey
  • Scotch malt whisky

5. scotch

verb. ['ˈskɑːtʃ'] make a small cut or score into.

Synonyms

  • mark
  • nock

Antonyms

  • repair
  • make
  • success

Etymology

  • scocchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. scotch

verb. ['ˈskɑːtʃ'] hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of.

Synonyms

  • forestall
  • foreclose
  • bilk
  • frustrate
  • short-circuit
  • prevent
  • disappoint
  • baffle
  • ruin
  • dash
  • preclude
  • let down
  • spoil
  • forbid
  • thwart
  • queer
  • foil

Antonyms

  • linger
  • inelegance
  • necessitate
  • raise

Etymology

  • scocchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. broom

noun. ['ˈbruːm'] a cleaning implement for sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a long handle.

Synonyms

  • cleaning equipment
  • whisk broom
  • push broom
  • cleaning device
  • besom
  • broomstick
  • broom handle
  • whisk

Antonyms

  • superior
  • stay in place
  • colorlessness
  • attend to

8. broom

noun. ['ˈbruːm'] any of various shrubs of the genera Cytisus or Genista or Spartium having long slender branches and racemes of yellow flowers.

Synonyms

  • Genista anglica
  • Spanish gorse
  • Papilionoideae
  • shrub
  • Genista hispanica
  • greenweed
  • dyer's-broom
  • weaver's broom
  • bush
  • green broom
  • broom tree
  • whin
  • petty whin
  • Spartium junceum
  • Scotch broom
  • dyeweed
  • Genista tinctoria
  • Cytisus scoparius
  • weeping tree broom
  • white Spanish broom
  • Cytisus albus
  • subfamily Papilionoideae
  • common broom
  • white broom
  • dyer's greenweed
  • woodwaxen
  • Cytisus multiflorus
  • woadwaxen
  • Spanish broom

Antonyms

  • victory
  • continue
  • start
  • middle

9. broom

verb. ['ˈbruːm'] finish with a broom.

Antonyms

  • imperfection

10. broom

noun. ['ˈbruːm'] common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere.

Synonyms

  • Scots heather
  • genus Calluna
  • ling
  • heath
  • Calluna vulgaris
  • Calluna

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • dirty
  • lose
  • begin

Example sentences of the word scotch-broom


1. Noun Phrase
Habitats suffer from urbanization and wild fires, and the intrusion of foreign plants such as scotch broom prevents the regrowth of squirrels' natural habitats.

2. Noun Phrase
When trees are removed and the area is left bare, opportunistic plants like Himalayan blackberry and scotch broom will move in.

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