Definition of 'Scotch'
Example sentences containing 'scotch'
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The move aims to scotch public fears that infection numbers are being covered up. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It effectively stopped the chain of command from making the unequivocal condemnation needed to scotch wild speculation. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The new tool will allow identification in seconds and help to scotch rumours long before they have spread across the internet. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Then they'll get home and pour themselves a large scotch. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The last stop is the world's largest collection of scotch. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He tried to scotch speculation that manufacturing would move to China entirely. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Remove the thyme stalks, scotch bonnet and spring onion before serving. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Fill and boil the kettle, then put the scotch bonnets in a colander. The Sun (2014)After an hour on the train I felt more like a large scotch. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He generally stands at slips, leaving the running to younger men, though he is quick to scotch rumours of imminent retirement. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Used Occasionally. scotch is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'Scotch'
British English: scotch VERB
If you scotch a rumour, plan, or idea, you put an end to it before it can develop any further.
They have scotched rumours that they are planning a special show.
British English: Scotch NOUN
Scotch or Scotch whisky is whisky made in Scotland.
...a bottle of Scotch.
Definition of Scotch from the Collins English Dictionary
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