poop·​er-scoop·​er ˈpü-pər-ˌskü-pər How to pronounce pooper-scooper (audio)
: a device used for picking up the excrement of a pet (such as a dog) for disposal

Word History


poop entry 2

First Known Use

1976, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pooper-scooper was in 1976

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Cite this Entry

“Pooper-scooper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pooper-scooper. Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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