scrump

vb
American
to have sex.
The verb, which in slang is usually intransitive or in the form 'scrumping', is inspired by the old term for stealing apples (itself British dialect related to 'scrounge' and 'scrimp'), and is perhaps also influenced by other words such as screw and 'rump'.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • scrump — scrump·tious; scrump; scrump·tious·ly; …   English syllables

  • scrump — [skrʌmp] v [T] BrE old fashioned [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: From dialect scrump dried up apple ] to steal fruit from trees in people s gardens …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • scrump — ► VERB Brit. informal ▪ steal (fruit) from an orchard or garden. ORIGIN from dialect, «withered apple» …   English terms dictionary

  • scrump — verb Brit. informal steal (fruit) from an orchard or garden. Origin C19: from dialect scrump withered apple …   English new terms dictionary

  • scrump — verb /ˈskɹʌmp/ To steal fruit, especially apples, from a garden or orchard. (weve all seen trees, and arent Adam and Eve condemned for having gone scrumping?; interestingly a great philosopher recalled Saint Augustine spent a lot of his long life …   Wiktionary

  • scrump — Generally used in a derogatory manner, it s a term for having sex derived from screw and hump. All he cared about was getting her back to his place and scrumping her …   Dictionary of american slang

  • scrump — verb (T) BrE old fashioned to steal fruit, especially apples, from trees …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • scrump — Verb. To steal fruit from a garden or orchard. Informal …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • scrump — /skrʌmp/ (say skrump) verb (t) to steal (apples or other fruit) from a garden or orchard …   Australian English dictionary

  • scrump —  Steal apples …   A concise dictionary of English slang


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