the scoop

noun

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.

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“The scoop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20scoop. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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