Definition of Scuppered

1. Verb. (past of scupper) ¹



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Definition of Scuppered

1. scupper [v] - See also: scupper

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scuppered

scunges
scungier
scungiest
scungilli
scungillis
scunging
scungy
scunner
scunnered
scunnering
scunners
scup
scuppaug
scuppaugs
scupper
scuppered (current term)
scuppering
scuppernong
scuppernongs
scuppers
scuppie
scuppies
scups
scur
scurfier
scurfiest
scurfily
scurfiness
scurfs

Literary usage of Scuppered

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1. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1904)
"already. He'll be scuppered. The Guard will be scuppered." Here Blue Breeches, overcome by the reproof of his fellows, ..."

2. The Savage Club: A Medley of History, Anecdote, and Reminiscence by Aaron Watson, Mark Twain (1907)
"One well-known journalist and man of letters was nearly "scuppered" at Suakin, and to be "scuppered" meant to be torn open by assassins during sleep. ..."

3. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"scuppered!" said John Chinn, watching the flight. " Now if he was a partridge he'd tower. Lungs must be full of blood." The brute had jerked himself over a ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The floors are scuppered, like those of a steamship, so that water thrown on to extinguish a blaze is led by the scuppers to the outside of the ..."

5. The First Hundred Thousand: Being the Unofficial Chronicle of a Unit of "K (1)," by Ian Hay (1916)
"... very likely, has succeeded, but it has been found impossible to secure the position — and a lot of good chaps have been scuppered, all for nothing. ..."

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