Synonyms for sconcing
- hit with
- make pay
- pay through the nose
- slap with
- throw book at
Antonyms for sconcing
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SCONCING
Sconcing seems to have been the penalty for offences very various in degree.
Sconce; to chaff, banter, make game of:—'None of your sconcing.'
late 14c., "candlestick with a screen," a shortening of Old French esconse "lantern, hiding place," from Medieval Latin sconsa, from Latin absconsa, fem. past participle of abscondere "to hide" (see abscond). Meaning "metal bracket-candlestick fastened to a wall" is recorded from mid-15c.