Definition of scraping :
1. of Scrape
2. Resembling the act of, or the effect produced by, one who, or that which, scrapes; as, a scraping noise; a scraping miser.
3. Something scraped off; that which is separated from a substance, or is collected by scraping; as, the scraping of the street.
4. The act of scraping; the act or process of making even, or reducing to the proper form, by means of a scraper.
prick, scrawl, boodle, scribble, moolah, wampum, kale, gelt, cacography, lolly, scar, lettuce, lucre, mark, starting line, slit, loot, dinero, scratch, scrape, incision, bread, sugar, cabbage, clams, chicken feed, start, pelf, simoleons, excoriation, dough, scratch line, dent, shekels
blemishing (part of speech: verb)
distorting, blotting, deforming, dotting, discoloring, splotching, scuffing, blistering, staining, specking, disfiguring, tainting, spoiling, scoring, gashing, checking, marring, spotting, tarnishing, abrading, cracking, hacking, flawing, scarring, nicking, flecking, freckling, chipping, kinking, defacing, damaging, hurting, slitting, scratching, marking, blemishing, fracturing, notching, defecting
friction (part of speech: noun)
shrill (part of speech: adjective)
jangling, shrill, screaming, penetrating, acute, screeching, raucous, jarring, harsh, ear-piercing, treble, squealing, shrieking, whistling, creaky, high-pitched, piercing, hoarse, squeaky, whining, strident, cutting, caterwauling, reedy
chafing (part of speech: verb)
- Lor', if people only knew all I could tell 'em about this house, and the scraping, and putting off bills, and the troubles with Miss May and the two boys, and-" Isaac drew a long breath and turned rather white. - "The Master of the Ceremonies", George Manville Fenn.
- There was no sound except his comb scraping through his beard. - "The Dark Forest", Hugh Walpole.
- He was scraping a very muddy road, and I remarked, for something to say, " Makes it look better, doesn't it?" - "Grain and Chaff from an English Manor", Arthur H. Savory.