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Scat

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Noun

1. scat, scat singing

singing jazz; the singer substitutes nonsense syllables for the words of the song and tries to sound like a musical instrument

Verb

2. break away, bunk, escape, fly the coop, head for the hills, hightail it, lam, run, run away, scarper, scat, take to the woods, turn tail

flee; take to one's heels; cut and run

Example Sentences:
'If you see this man, run!'
'The burglars escaped before the police showed up'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Scat

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verbWord forms: scats, scatting or scatted
(intr; usually imperative) informal
to go away in haste
noun
1. 
a type of jazz singing characterized by improvised vocal sounds instead of words
verbWord forms: scats, scatting or scatted
2. (intransitive)
to sing jazz in this way
noun
any marine and freshwater percoid fish of the Asian family Scatophagidae, esp Scatophagus argus, which has a beautiful coloration
noun
an animal dropping

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Scat

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verb intransitiveWord forms: ˈscatted or ˈscatting
Informal
to go away
usually in the imperative
adjective
1.  Jazz
designating or of singing in which meaningless syllables are improvised, often in imitation of the sounds of a musical instrument
noun
2. 
such singing
verb intransitiveWord forms: ˈscatted or ˈscatting
3. 
to engage in scat singing
noun
excrement left by an animal, esp. a wild animal

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Scat

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intr.v. scat·ted, scat·ting, scats
Informal
To go away hastily; leave at once.
n.
Jazz singing in which improvised, meaningless syllables are sung to a melody.
intr.v. scat·ted, scat·ting, scats
To sing scat.
n.
Excrement, especially of an animal; dung.

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