An example of a scoot is a quick jump from one chair to the next.
An example of scoot is to run to the store.
Scoot over and make room for me on the bench.
I got a new scoot yesterday. It's a Gamma.
They scooted over to the window.
The dog was scooting all over our new carpet.
Origin of scoot
- Scots to eject, squirt probably of Scandinavian origin Old Norse skjōta to shoot
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition