• Scuttling Definition & Synonyms
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Scuttle
• Scuttle Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To sink by making holes through the bottom of; as, to scuttle a ship.
- (v. i.) To run with affected precipitation; to hurry; to bustle; to scuddle.
- (n.) A wide-mouthed vessel for holding coal: a coal hod.
- (n.) A broad, shallow basket.
- (v. t.) To cut a hole or holes through the bottom, deck, or sides of (as of a ship), for any purpose.
- (n.) The lid or door which covers or closes an opening in a roof, wall, or the like.
- (n.) A small opening in an outside wall or covering, furnished with a lid.
- (n.) A quick pace; a short run.
- (n.) An opening in the roof of a house, with a lid.
- (n.) A small opening or hatchway in the deck of a ship, large enough to admit a man, and with a lid for covering it, also, a like hole in the side or bottom of a ship.