skæt v. run away, go away quickly (Informal)

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  • scat — I. /skæt / (say skat) verb (i) (scatted, scatting) Colloquial (usually in the imperative) to go off hastily. {? originally used to shoo away cats, from s , representing the sibilant sound of a hiss + cat1} II. /skæt / (say skat) noun 1. (in j …   Australian English dictionary

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  • scat — 1. v. & int. colloq. v.intr. (scatted, scatting) depart quickly. int. go! Etymology: perh. abbr. of SCATTER 2. n. & v. n. improvised jazz singing using sounds imitating instruments, instead of words. v.intr. (scatted, scatting) sing scat.… …   Useful english dictionary

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