verb (used without object)
to emit a harsh, grating sound:
The gate scrooped as he swung it shut.
a scrooping sound.
ability to make a rustling sound added to silk or rayon fabrics during finishing by treating them with certain acids.
(intransitive) to emit a grating or creaking sound
such a sound

the crisp rustle of silk or a similar fabric
Word Origin

echoic word


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