Scut definition

skŭt
A short erect tail, as that of a hare, rabbit, or deer.
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Routine or tedious work often viewed as menial.
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A short, stumpy tail, esp. of a hare, rabbit, or deer.
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A contemptible person.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
scut
Plural:
scuts

Origin of scut

  • Middle English hare

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Short for scutwork

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition