noun. (rugby) the method of beginning play in which the forwards of each team crouch side by side with locked arms; play starts when the ball is thrown in between them and the two sides compete for possession.
1. Noun, singular or mass Skim off the scrum on the surface as you cook. 2. Adjective A scrum master organizes and prioritizes a backlog of deliverables in consultation with a project sponsor, who is the representative of the user community.