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scupper Idioms & Phrases


Scupper hose

  • (Naut.), a pipe of leather, canvas, etc., attached to the mouth of the scuppers, on the outside of a vessel, to prevent the water from entering. Totten.
Webster 1913

Scupper nail

  • (Naut.), a nail with a very broad head, for securing the edge of the hose to the scupper.
Webster 1913

Scupper plug

  • (Naut.), a plug to stop a scupper. Totten.
Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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