Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun scat

1 sense of scat

Sense 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)
       => singing, vocalizing -- (the act of singing vocal music)
       => jazz -- (a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb scat

1 sense of scat

Sense 1
scat, run, scarper, turn tail, lam, run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break away -- (flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up")
       => leave, go forth, go away -- (go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight")

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