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

1 sense of scupper

Sense 1
scupper -- (drain that allows water on the deck of a vessel to flow overboard)
       => drain, drainpipe, waste pipe -- (a pipe through which liquid is carried away)

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

2 senses of scupper

Sense 1
ambush, scupper, bushwhack, waylay, lurk, ambuscade, lie in wait -- (wait in hiding to attack)
       => wait -- (stay in one place and anticipate or expect something; "I had to wait on line for an hour to get the tickets")

Sense 2
queer, expose, scupper, endanger, peril -- (put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position)
       => affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch -- (have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?")

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