Entry from British & World English dictionary
Odd bits of paper, used for making rough notes.
- Enthusiastic young recyclers were left red faced when they dumped project work along with scrap paper in their school paper bank.
- This is fine for draft prints from the Internet, notes to ourselves and others, shopping lists and scrap paper for drawing.
- That means I travel standard class on the railway wherever possible, that we use scrap paper in the office and pay for second class postage where appropriate.
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