Scoop is defined as a bowl-shaped utensil used for removing or moving an amount of something.(noun)
An example of a scoop is the utensil used to take ice cream out of a container and place it on a cone.
The definition of scoop is a lower, rounded neckline of a garment.(adjective)
An example of scoop as an adjective is the phrase scoop neck dress which is a dress that shows cleavage.
To scoop is to dig out or hollow out.(verb)
An example of to scoop is to removed flour from a canister using a small shovel-like tool.
See scoop in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME scope < MDu schope, bailing vessel, schoppe, a shovel, akin to Ger schöpfen, to dip out, create
See scoop in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English scope
Origin: , from Middle Dutch
Origin: and Middle Low German schōpe, bucket for bailing water.
left to right: flour and ice cream scoops
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