Synonyms of scallop


1. scallop, crenation, crenature, crenel, crenelle, curve, curved shape

usage: one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.)

2. scallop, scollop, escallop, shellfish

usage: edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces

3. cutlet, scallop, scollop, escallop, piece, slice

usage: thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled

4. scallop, scollop, escallop, bivalve, pelecypod, lamellibranch

usage: edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions


1. scallop, decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify

usage: decorate an edge with scallops; "the dress had a scalloped skirt"

2. scallop, escallop, cook, fix, ready, make, prepare

usage: bake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top

3. scallop, scollop, hollow, hollow out, core out

usage: form scallops in; "scallop the meat"

4. scallop, scollop, fish

usage: fish for scallops

5. scallop, scollop, shape, form

usage: shape or cut in scallops; "scallop the hem of the dress"

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Definition and meaning of scallop (Dictionary)