Textual thesaurus for "scotch"

(adj) stinting, frugal, economical, sparing

avoiding waste

an economical meal; an economical shopper; a frugal farmer; a frugal lunch; a sparing father and a spending son; sparing in their use of heat and light; stinting in bestowing gifts; thrifty because they remember the great Depression; `scotch' is used only informally

(adj) Scotch, Scots, Scottish

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

Scots Gaelic; the Scots community in New York; `Scottish' tends to be the more formal term as in `The Scottish Symphony' or `Scottish authors' or `Scottish mountains'; `Scotch' is in disfavor with Scottish people and is used primarily outside Scotland except in such frozen phrases as `Scotch broth' or `Scotch whiskey' or `Scotch plaid'

(noun) Scotch, Scotch malt whiskey, Scotch malt whisky, Scotch whiskey, Scotch whisky, malt whiskey, malt whisky

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

(noun) score

a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)

(verb) spoil, queer, thwart, bilk, baffle, foil, frustrate, cross

hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of

What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge; foil your opponent