Scar - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |skɑːr|  American pronunciation of the word scar
Brit.  |skɑː|  British pronunciation of the word scar


- a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue (syn: cicatrice, cicatrix)
- an indication of damage (syn: mark, scrape, scratch)


- mark with a scar (syn: mark, pit, pock)
The skin disease scarred his face permanently

Extra examples

His arm was badly scarred after the accident.

The tragedy left her emotionally scarred.

Your shoes are scarring the floor.

The fence was scarred by rust.

The doctor will put some stitches in that cut to prevent it from scarring over.

He had a long, curved scar on his right cheek.

Her mental scars will take time to heal.

The war has left a deep scar on this community.

The landscape still bears the scars of the war.

His hands were badly scarred by the fire.

She will probably be scarred for life.

She was scarred by her father's suicide.

The skin disease scarred his face permanently

The scar serves as a constant reminder of the accident.

He bared his chest to show the scar.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: scar
he/she/it: scars
present participle: scarring
past tense: scarred
past participle: scarred
singular: scar
plural: scars
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