scat

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

1scat

intransitive verb \ˈskat\
scat·tedscat·ting

Definition of SCAT

1
:  to go away quickly
2
:  to move fast :  scoot

Origin of SCAT

scat, interjection used to drive away a cat
First Known Use: 1838

2scat

noun

Definition of SCAT

:  an animal fecal dropping

Origin of SCAT

perhaps from Greek skat-, skōr excrement — more at scatology
First Known Use: 1927

Other Animal Husbandry Terms

apiary, bantam, calico, girth, hogwash, mast, rut

3scat

noun

Definition of SCAT

:  jazz singing with nonsense syllables

Origin of SCAT

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1929

Other Music Terms

cacophony, chorister, concerto, counterpoint, madrigal, obbligato, presto, presto, refrain, riff, segue

4scat

intransitive verb
scat·tedscat·ting

Definition of SCAT

:  to improvise nonsense syllables usually to an instrumental accompaniment :  sing scat

First Known Use of SCAT

1935

Other Music Terms

cacophony, chorister, concerto, counterpoint, madrigal, obbligato, presto, presto, refrain, riff, segue

SCAT

abbreviation

Definition of SCAT

1
School and College Ability Test
2
supersonic commercial air transport

Other Aeronautics/Aerospace Terms

airway, apron, corridor, dirigible, fishtail, flat-hat, vector

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