the scoop

Definition of the scoop

US, informal

  1. :  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

scoopplay
  1. :  a large ladle

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

    :  a usually hemispherical utensil for dipping food

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

    :  to empty by ladling out the contents

    :  to make hollow :  dig out


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