- a child's toy for riding on, consisting of a low, narrow footboard with a wheel or wheels at each end, and a raised handlebar for steering: it is moved by a series of pushes made by one foot against the ground
- motor scooter
- ⌂ a sailboat with runners, for use on water or ice
Origin of scooter; from scoot
- A child's vehicle consisting of a long footboard between two small end wheels, controlled by an upright steering handle attached to the front wheel.
- A motor scooter.
- A flatbottom sailboat with runners that can skim over water or ice.
- A water scooter.
- A kick scooter.
- A small motor-powered bicycle of similar design, also motor scooter.
- A mobility scooter, i.e. an electric-powered scooter specially designed for disabled and/or elderly people.
- Any of the large, black ducks of the genus Melanitta; the scoter.
- A type of ice yacht known at least in the state of New York, equipped with runners for travelling over ice. The body has a flat bottom and is capable of floating in the water which makes it safe to use also on thin ice.
(third-person singular simple present scooters, present participle scootering, simple past and past participle scootered)
- To ride on a scooter.
- A male nickname.