scrape bottom

Definition of scrape bottom

  1. :  to reach the worst possible condition Jim has finally scraped bottom.

Word by Word Definitions

scrapeplay
  1. :  to remove from a surface by usually repeated strokes of an edged instrument

    :  to make (a surface) smooth or clean with strokes of an edged instrument or an abrasive

    :  to grate harshly over or against

  1. :  the act or process of scraping

    :  a sound made by scraping

    :  a mark or injury caused by scraping :  abrasion

bottomplay
  1. :  the underside of something

    :  buttocks, rump

    :  the surface on which a body of water lies

  1. :  to furnish (something, such as a chair) with a bottom

    :  to provide a foundation for

    :  to bring to the bottom

  1. :  of, relating to, or situated at the bottom (see 1bottom)

    :  frequenting the lowest part or place :  frequenting the bottom


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