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Definition 1: singing jazz; the singer substitutes nonsense syllables for the words of the song and tries to sound like a musical instrument - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for scat in the sense of this definition

(scat is a kind of ...) the act of singing vocal music

(scat is a kind of ...) a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles

Definition 2: flee; take to one's heels; cut and run - [verb of motion]

Samples where scat or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • If you see this man, run!
  • The burglars escaped before the police showed up

Synonyms for scat in the sense of this definition

(scat is a kind of ...) go away from a place

"At what time does your train leave?" "She didn't leave until midnight" "The ship leaves at midnight"

(... is a kind of scat ) run away quickly

"He threw down his gun and fled"

(... is a kind of scat ) run away, as if in a panic

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