scratch pad

noun

Definition of scratch pad

: a pad of scratch paper

Examples of scratch pad in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So keep a list of your favorites on a scratch pad somewhere and use it as your secret weapon. Steve Gardner, USA TODAY, 19 Mar. 2021 The two-in-one toy features a scratch pad mounted in a circular track, and comes with a ball and catnip. Christina Butan, PEOPLE.com, 21 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of scratch pad

1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Scratch pad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scratch%20pad. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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scratch pad

noun

English Language Learners Definition of scratch pad

US : a small book of blank paper that is used for writing notes, brief messages, etc.

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