Scats vs Scaps - What's the difference?

scats | scaps |


As a verb scats

is (scat).

As a noun scaps is

.

scats

English

Verb

(head)
  • (scat)
  • Anagrams

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    scat

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) scet, schat, from (etyl) .

    Alternative forms

    * (l), (l)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A tax; tribute.
  • A land-tax paid in the Shetland Islands.
  • Etymology 2

    Origin uncertain. Perhaps from English dialectal is unlikely 2012, Dictionary.com Unabridged, Based on the Random House Dictionary, "scat"

    Alternative forms

    * (brisk shower of rain)

    Noun

    (-)
  • (biology) Animal excrement; dung.
  • * '>citation
  • (slang) Heroin.
  • (slang, obsolete) Whiskey.
  • (slang) Coprophilia.
  • * 1988 , “Pete”, quoted in Seymour Kleinberg, Alienated Affections: Being Gay in America , Macmillan, ISBN 978-0-312-02158-0, page 183:
  • Enema queens, like scat queens, are really the scum of the earth.
  • * 1998 , , Guide , Grove Press, ISBN 978-0-8021-3580-3, page 170:
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  • * 2004 , Phineas Mollod and Jason Tesauro, The Modern Lover: A Playbook for Suitors, Spouses & Ringless Carousers , Ten Speed Press, ISBN 978-1-58008-601-1, page 72:
  • In short, when venturing into the realm of extreme fetish, ensure you have an extreme understanding of a partner’s boundaries before laying down a plastic tarp for scat play.
  • (UK, dialect) A brisk shower of rain, driven by the wind.
  • (Wright)
    When Halldown has a hat, Let Kenton beware of a Skatt . — Risdon.
    Synonyms
    * do do, dooky, crap, poop, shit * (animal excrement) droppings, spoor

    Etymology 3

    Probably imitative.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (music, jazz) Scat singing.
  • Verb

    (scatt)
  • (music, jazz) To sing an improvised melodic solo using nonsense syllables, often onomatopoeic or imitative of musical instruments.
  • Etymology 4

    Perhaps from the interjection .

    Verb

    (scatt)
  • (colloquial) To leave quickly (often used in the imperative).
  • Here comes the principal; we'd better scat .
  • (colloquial) An imperative demand, often understood by speaker and listener as impertinent.
  • Scat! Go on! Get out of here!

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    scaps

    English

    Noun

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