the scoop

noun

US, informal
: information about something that is currently important or happening or that is interesting to many people
Did you talk to him? What's the scoop?
She always knows the scoop on fashions.
Here's the scoop on how to clean leather.
I was with them when it happened, so I've got the inside scoop.

Examples of the scoop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The cutouts are cute without being overly revealing, and the scoop neckline with halter ties lends to its charm. Jamie Allison Sanders, Peoplemag, 8 May 2024 Here’s the scoop on the smooth, rich pours to share at your next picnic — and the nasty, bitter brews to ban from the party. Jolene Thym, The Mercury News, 2 May 2024 To get the scoop, watch the full The View From the Front Row—Our Ultimate Fashion Week Recap on Vogue Club. Irene Kim, Vogue, 15 Mar. 2024 The discovery seemed so explosive that a Reuters reporter rushed to publish the scoop more than two weeks before the scientific papers were due to come out; two press conferences followed. Sarah Zhang, The Atlantic, 7 Mar. 2024 The shop offers a menu full of decidedly decadent sweets, like mini-pancakes, bubble waffles and ice cream by the scoop. David Clarey, Journal Sentinel, 29 Mar. 2024 The Tigers went 4-0 without Reese as LSU coach Kim Mulkey, famously prickly and private, refused to give the scoop on her star player. USA TODAY, 25 Jan. 2024 And dessert consisted of roasted apples served with wild blueberry ice cream from the scoop shop Gray’s in Tiverton. Vanessa Golembewski, New York Times, 2 Apr. 2024 Freshness Is Key Get the scoop from an employee when weekly shipments are delivered—buying from a fresh batch will increase the odds of survival back home. Kristin Guy, Sunset Magazine, 20 Mar. 2024

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“The scoop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20scoop. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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