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

3 senses of scrag

Sense 1
thin person, skin and bones, scrag -- (a person who is unusually thin and scrawny)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 2
scrag -- (lean end of the neck)
       => cut of mutton -- (cut of meat from a mature sheep)

Sense 3
scrag, scrag end -- (the lean end of a neck of veal)
       => cut of veal -- (cut of meat from a calf)

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

2 senses of scrag

Sense 1
garrote, garrotte, garotte, scrag -- (strangle with an iron collar; "people were garrotted during the Inquisition in Spain")
       => strangle, strangulate, throttle -- (kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air; "he tried to strangle his opponent"; "A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes")

Sense 2
choke, scrag -- (wring the neck of; "The man choked his opponent")
       => compress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, press -- (squeeze or press together; "she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle")

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