- (UK) IPA: /ˈskɛə.krəʊ/
- (US) IPA: /ˈskɛr.kroʊ/
- Hyphenation: scare‧crow
- (countable) A scarecrow is a figure made of straw and dressed in old clothes that scares away crows from eating the crops on a farm.
- The farmer placed a scarecrow on his field to stop the birds from eating his crop of corn.