the scoop

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the scoop

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.

Word by Word Definitions

scoop play
  1. : a large ladle

  2. : a deep shovel or similar implement for digging, dipping, or shoveling

  3. : a usually hemispherical utensil for dipping food

  1. : to take out or up with or as if with a scoop : dip

  2. : to pick up quickly or surreptitiously with or as if with a sweep of the hand

  3. : to empty by ladling out the contents


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