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Noun: scat  skat
  1. Singing jazz; the singer substitutes nonsense syllables for the words of the song and tries to sound like a musical instrument
    - scat singing
     
  2. Faecal matter of animals
    - droppings, dung, muck
Verb: scat (scatted,scatting)  skat
  1. Flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
    "If you see this man, scat!";
    - run, scarper, turn tail, lam [N. Amer], run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break away, leg it [Brit]

Derived forms: scatting, scatted, scats

Type of: BM, dejection, faecal matter [Brit, Cdn], faeces [Brit, Cdn], fecal matter [N. Amer], feces [N. Amer], go away, go forth, jazz, leave, ordure, singing, stool, vocalising [Brit], vocalizing

Encyclopedia: Scat