• Scraper Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) One who acquires avariciously and saves penuriously.
  2. (n.) An instrument drawn by oxen or horses, used for scraping up earth in making or repairing roads, digging cellars, canals etc.
  3. (n.) One who scrapes.
  4. (n.) An instrument by which the soles of shoes are cleaned from mud and the like, by drawing them across it.
  5. (n.) One who plays awkwardly on a violin.
  6. (n.) An instrument with which anything is scraped.
  7. (n.) In the printing press, a board, or blade, the edge of which is made to rub over the tympan sheet and thus produce the impression.
  8. (n.) An instrument having two or three sharp sides or edges, for cleaning the planks, masts, or decks of a ship.