Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “Scotch tape”

Scotch tape

noun [U]    /ˈskɑtʃˈteɪp/ trademark
a long, usually transparent strip of material with a sticky substance on one side, used for attaching two pieces of paper or fixing a torn place
(Definition of Scotch tape noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of Scotch tape

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Bands, straps and strips, but you might be interested in these topics from the Objects topic area:

Definitions of “Scotch tape” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

generous

willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More