Meaning of “scrap” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /skræp/

a small piece or amount of something:

He wrote his phone number on a scrap of paper.
I've read every scrap of information I can find on the subject.
OLD [ U ]

old cars and machines that are not now needed but have parts which can be used to make other things:

scrap metal
The car was so badly damaged we could only sell it as scrap.
FIGHT [ C ] informal

a fight or an argument, usually one that is not very serious:

He was always getting into scraps at school.

(Definition of “scrap noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)