Scoot over and make room for me on the bench.
An example of a scoot is a quick jump from one chair to the next.
The dog was scooting all over our new carpet.
An example of scoot is to run to the store.
They scooted over to the window.
Other Word Forms
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