scupper Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “scupper” in the English Dictionary

"scupper" in British English

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scupperverb [T]

uk   /ˈskʌp.ər/  us   // UK (US scuttle)

scupper verb [T] (SINK)

to ​sinkyour own ​ship on ​purpose

scupper verb [T] (SPOIL)

to ​cause something such as a ​plan or an ​opportunity to ​fail: Arriving late for the ​interview scuppered my chances of getting the ​job.
(Definition of scupper from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “scupper”
in Chinese (Simplified) 下沉, 故意使(自己的船)沉没…
in Chinese (Traditional) 下沈, 故意使(自己的船)沈沒…
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