scooter

noun scoot·er \ ˈskü-tər \
|Updated on: 13 Aug 2018

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

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First Known Use of scooter

1916

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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SCOOTER Defined for English Language Learners

scooter

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

scooter

noun scoot·er \ ˈskü-tər \

Definition of scooter for Students

1 : a vehicle consisting of a narrow rectangular base mounted between a front and a back wheel, guided by a handle attached to the front wheel, and moved by the rider pushing off with one foot


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