An illustration of an Atlantic scup.
An example of a scup is a panfish, a light-flavored fish.
nounpl. or scups
Origin of scupfrom earlier scuppaug from Narragansett mishcuppaûog, plural of mishcùp
nounpl. scup, or scups
Origin of scupShort for Narragansett mishcùp
- (US, dialect) A swing.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.