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scoot

play
intransitive verb \ˈsküt\

Simple Definition of scoot

  • : to go or leave suddenly and quickly

  • : to move (yourself, your chair, etc.) a short distance in a particular direction

Full Definition of scoot

  1. 1 :  to move swiftly

  2. 2 :  to slide especially while seated <scoot over and let me sit down>

scoot noun

Examples of scoot

  1. She talked to us for a few minutes before scooting off to some appointment.

  2. She scooted her chair back a few inches.

  3. He scooted closer to the table.



Origin of scoot

perhaps alteration of earlier scout, of unknown origin


First Known Use: 1758


SCOOT Defined for Kids

scoot

play
verb \ˈsküt\

Definition of scoot

scoot·edscoot·ing

  1. :  to go suddenly and quickly





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