Translation of "scupper" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈskʌp.ər/ us /ˈskʌp.ɚ/ UK US scuttle

to sink your own ship on purpose


to cause something such as a plan or an opportunity to fail

echar por tierra
Arriving late for the interview scuppered my chances of getting the job.

(Translation of “scupper” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)