Definition of scooter
1 : a child's foot-operated vehicle consisting of a narrow footboard mounted between two wheels tandem with an upright steering handle attached to the front wheel
2 : motor scooter
Recent Examples of scooter from the Web
The crash happened in April in Key West when investigators say Morris veered into the path of a scooter ridden by officer Christine Braswell, 40, and fellow officer Bernenda Marc, 25.
Bicycles, skateboards, scooters and pets, with the exception of service animals, are not allowed on the festival grounds.
Looking like its straight from the set of Blade Runner 2049, the new Motorrad Concept Link e-scooter, revealed in Italy, is BMW's vision for future mobility in cities around the world.
Authorities used snorkels and water scooters to search the river Wednesday, Jensen said.
The 19-pound scooter is made from a lightweight, rustproof aluminum, and its 8-inch polyurethane wheels won�t ever go flat.
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First Known Use of scooter
SCOOTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scooter for English Language Learners
: a child's vehicle that is made of a narrow board with two small wheels attached underneath and an upright handle attached on top and that is moved by pushing with one foot while holding onto the handle
SCOOTER Defined for Kids
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