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Meaning & Definition of Scraping in English

English

Scraping

/skrepɪŋ/

noun

1. (usually plural) a fragment scraped off of something and collected

  • "They collected blood scrapings for analysis"
    synonym:
  • scraping

2. A harsh noise made by scraping

  • "The scrape of violin bows distracted her"
    synonym:
  • scrape
  • ,
  • scraping
  • ,
  • scratch
  • ,
  • scratching

3. A deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating excessive humility)

  • "All that bowing and scraping did not impress him"
    synonym:
  • scrape
  • ,
  • scraping