Definition of scratchings in English:

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scratchings

Pronunciation: /ˈskratʃɪŋz/
(also pork scratchings)

plural noun

British
Crisp pieces of pork fat left after rendering lard, eaten as a snack.
Example sentences
  • Just when he'd fancy some pork scratchings or a sausage roll, he'd discover that all there was to eat were bananas, apples and those annoying little boxes of raisins.
  • If I'm hungry after a night on the ale, I'll have a bag of pork scratchings or stop at the fish-and-chip shop on the way home.
  • The vile smell of beer and pork scratchings met Cannington's delicate nose as he entered the town pub, called, appropriately, ‘The Nose Inn.’

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