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American English: /skrəm/
British English: /skrʌm/

Translation of scrum in Spanish:


  • 1 (in rugby)
    melé (feminine) (ordenada)
    scrum (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • With good restart possession from scrum and line-out they threw everything at a dogged CYM.
    • Bees leant Keighley a front row player and uncontested scrums were the order of the day.
    • The game was played under veteran's rules, which limit kicking and pushing in scrums in order to ‘even’ the playing field.
  • 2 (melee) (British)
    marabunta (feminine) [colloquial] [humorous]
    Example sentences
    • I guess that was so they didn't disturb the scrum of journalists crowded round a wide-screen telly watching the football.
    • At Galashiels station there was a huge crowd and a media scrum as I shook hands with the driver and the provost and boarded the train.
    • A huge scrum developed around the vehicles as desperate people tried to get places.

Phrasal verbs

scrum down

verb + adverb
hacer una melé cerrada
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