The Online Slang Dictionary
(American, English, and Urban slang)

Login     Register     Forgot password     Resend confirmation

Definition of scab

scab

  • someone who borrows things and doesn't expect to pay them back. (Origin: temporary replacements for workers on strike - "scab labor").
    He is always scabbing cigarettes.

    Last edited on May 17 2011. Submitted by ryan from New Zealand on May 20 2002.

  • in collective bargaining relations - someone who crosses a picket line during a strike; a non-union member, or someone who benefits from a union but does not pay dues

    Last edited on May 17 2011. Submitted by Anonymous on Oct 13 2010.

noun

  • "Scab" is a slang word for pizza. As in, "wanna piece of scab", as you offer a piece of leftover pizza

    Last edited on Apr 30 2014. Submitted by Anonymous on Apr 30 2014.

+Add a definition for this slang term

More info:

Interactive stats:

Related words

Slang terms with the same meaning

None found.

Slang terms with the same root words

None. How about some random words?

Definitions include: a joke or "joke" that contains a core of truth.
Definitions include: A loose cigarette.
Definitions include: Police, Authorities.
Definitions include: to take or lose one's virginity.
Definitions include: to smoke marijuana.
Definitions include: cool.
Definitions include: Team Killer - one who kills somebody on one's team in a computer game.
Definitions include: acronym for "things are really fucked up".
Definitions include: prefix applied to another word.
Definitions include: a meal.

How common is this slang?

Don't click the following.
I use it(16)  
No longer use it(0)  
Heard it but never used it(8)  
Have never heard it(13)  

How vulgar is this slang?

Average of 18 votes: 36%  (See the most vulgar words.)


Least vulgar  
  Most vulgar

Your vote: None   (To vote, click the pepper. Vote how vulgar the word is – not how mean it is.)


Least vulgar  
  Most vulgar

Where is this slang used?

Logged-in users can add themselves to the map. Login, Register, Login instantly with Facebook.


Link to this slang definition

To link to this term in a web page or blog, insert the following.

<a href="http://onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/scab">scab</a>

To link to this term in a wiki such as Wikipedia, insert the following.

[http://onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/scab scab]

Some wikis use a different format for links, so be sure to check the documentation.