variants: or less commonly scootch
scooched also scootched; scooching also scootching; scooches also scootches
Definition of scooch
1 transitive + intransitive : to move a short distance by or as if by sliding The 8-year-old scooches over on the couch to nestle right up against this visitor.— Lauren Ritchie I sucked in my stomach and scooched sideways through the narrow passageway …— Susan Glaser … the first violins scootched themselves and their music stands back to make room for the afternoon's soloist …— Sarah Bryan Miller … just scootch every title down the list one spot.— Jacob Oller especially : to make room for another person by sliding the body while seated —often used with over Can you scooch over a bit?
2 intransitive : to crouch (as in hiding) He scooched (down) behind the bushes.
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