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1. scupper

verb. ['ˈskʌpɝ'] put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position.

Synonyms

  • bear on
  • impact
  • touch on
  • touch
  • queer
  • affect
  • compromise
  • bear upon
  • endanger
  • expose

Antonyms

  • diverge
  • miss
  • disengage
  • discolor

Etymology

  • schcepen (Dutch)

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Words that Rhyme with Scupper

  • tupper
  • supper
  • kupper

Example sentences of the word scupper


1. Noun, singular or mass
Locate the old scupper on your boat, if you need to replace it.

2. Adjective
Transom plugs, also called scupper plugs or deck plugs, function as stoppering devices.

3. Verb, base form
She would be able to anticipate aspects of that culture that could scupper the implementation of any strategic plan.

2. scupper

noun. ['ˈskʌpɝ'] drain that allows water on the deck of a vessel to flow overboard.

Synonyms

  • drainpipe
  • waste pipe

Antonyms

  • stifle
  • discontinue
  • worsen

Etymology

  • schcepen (Dutch)

3. scupper

verb. ['ˈskʌpɝ'] wait in hiding to attack.

Synonyms

  • lurk
  • ambuscade
  • waylay
  • ambush
  • wait
  • bushwhack

Antonyms

  • familiar
  • heterosexual
  • bisexual
  • gladden

Etymology

  • schcepen (Dutch)
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