- The definition of a scoot is a quick movement.
An example of a scoot is a quick jump from one chair to the next.
- Scoot is defined as to quickly move or hurry.
An example of scoot is to run to the store.
- to go or move quickly; hurry (off); dart
- to slide as with short, jerky movements, esp. while seated: often with over: scoot over and make room for me on the bench
Origin of scootprobably via dialect, dialectal from Old Norse skj?ta, to shoot
verbscoot·ed, scoot·ing, scoots
Origin of scootScots to eject, squirt probably of Scandinavian origin Old Norse skjōta to shoot
(third-person singular simple present scoots, present participle scooting, simple past and past participle scooted)