Scoot meaning

sko͝ot
The definition of a scoot is a quick movement.

An example of a scoot is a quick jump from one chair to the next.

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Scoot is defined as to quickly move or hurry.

An example of scoot is to run to the store.

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To move or go suddenly and speedily; hurry.
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To squirt with water.
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To go or move quickly; hurry (off); dart.
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To slide as with short, jerky movements, esp. while seated.

Scoot over and make room for me on the bench.

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To move or slide (something) quickly.
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The act of scooting.
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(slang) A dollar.
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(slang) A scooter.

I got a new scoot yesterday. It's a Gamma.

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To walk fast; to go quickly; to run away hastily.

They scooted over to the window.

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To ride on a scooter.
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(of an animal) To move with the forelegs while sitting, so that the floor rubs against its rear end.

The dog was scooting all over our new carpet.

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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