Meaning of scar


Pronunciation: (skär), [key]
— n., v., scarred, scar•ring.
  1. a mark left by a healed wound, sore, or burn.
  2. a lasting aftereffect of trouble, esp. a lasting psychological injury resulting from suffering or trauma.
  3. any blemish remaining as a trace of or resulting from injury or use.
  4. a mark indicating a former point of attachment, as where a leaf has fallen from a stem.
  1. to mark with a scar.
  1. to form a scar in healing.


Pronunciation: (skär), [key]
— n. Brit.
  1. a precipitous, rocky place; cliff.
  2. a low or submerged rock in the sea.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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