- 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; akin to Old Norse skj&omacron;ta, to shoot.
(third-person singular simple present scoots, present participle scooting, simple past and past participle scooted)