Definition of scraping:
- of Scrape
- Resembling the act of, or the effect produced by, one who, or that which, scrapes; as, a scraping noise; a scraping miser.
- Something scraped off; that which is separated from a substance, or is collected by scraping; as, the scraping of the street.
- The act of scraping; the act or process of making even, or reducing to the proper form, by means of a scraper.
kale, moolah, lucre, scratch line, gelt, clams, prick, dinero, dent, starting line, lettuce, incision, cacography, scrawl, sugar, wampum, lolly, scar, boodle, loot, bread, shekels, scribble, simoleons, slit, mark, start, dough, scratch, scrape, chicken feed, excoriation, pelf, scratching, cabbage.
blemishing (part of speech: verb)
- friction (part of speech: noun)
- shrill (part of speech: adjective)
- 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.
- "The Dark Forest", Hugh Walpole.
- "Grain and Chaff from an English Manor", Arthur H. Savory.