American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To go suddenly and speedily; hurry.
- v. Upper Southern U.S. To squirt with water: "I know I wouldn't scoot down no hog with no hose” ( Flannery O'Connor).
- scoot over To move or slide to the side: Scoot that chair over.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To flow or gush out suddenly and with force, as from a syringe.
- To run, fly, or make off with celerity and directness; dart.
- To eject with force, as from a syringe; squirt: as, to scoot water on one. Also skite.
- n. A sudden gust or flow, as of water; hence, a quick, light motion as of something suddenly ejected from a confined place: as, a sudden scoot.
- n. A syringe or squirt.
- n. A scoter: as in the names batter-scoot, bladder-scoot, and blatherscoot of the ruddy duck, Erismatura rubida, in Virginia.
- n. Same as scout.
- To send or impel (something) with a quick, light motion at high speed.
- n. Same as dray, 3.
- n. slang A dollar.
- n. slang a scooter.
- v. this sense?) To walk fast; to go quickly; to run away hastily.
- v. To ride on a scooter.
- v. of an animal To move with the forelegs while sitting, so that the floor rubs against its rear end.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. Colloq. & Humorous, U. S. To walk fast; to go quickly; to run hastily away.
- v. run or move very quickly or hastily
- Scots, to eject, squirt, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse skjōta, to shoot. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“*Scoot scoot scoot scoot* I fink I want to sit with teh little one!”
“Dean Acheson says: anyone know why the scoot is getting new lawyers?”
“I use the word scoot as an synonym to a quick jaunt, a speedy drive.”
“The sea was now rather rough — too rough rather for small boats, but luckily a sort of thing called a scoot came out, and we got on board her with some trouble, and got on shore after a good tossing about which made us all sea-sick.”
“The sea was now rather rough-too rough rather for small boats, but luckily a sort of thing called a scoot came out, and we got on board her with some trouble, and got on shore after a good tossing about which made us all sea-sick.”
“When making small things like this it's easy to plop the glass somewhere you didn't really intend, so with this tool you can "scoot" the glass where you DID want it to go OR use it to define your shape better.”
“I heat that small area of glass I've just applied and then "scoot" it where I meant for it to go with my tool.”
“I just didn't want to explain that in the post, but my sisters and I once went to a wedding with a ton of "scoot" attendees.”
“It's moving northeasterly at 27 miles an hour so that means it's going to kind of scoot the coastline.”
“And I'm going to kind of scoot around here so we all can see this.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘scoot’.
words describing slow action or movement
( open list, randomness, descriptive )
Shoo! Scram! Go on now! Nothing to see! Move it!
Hecko, words! I’m so happy I’ve found you. I want to keep you all and never want to lose you again. I hope you like it here.
Just what it says. Words that end in -ot.
Ways of walking, running, skipping, etc. Not included: assisted locomotion (riding, driving, boating). These verbs should more or less fit the paradigm: She _______ (her way) into/out of/through/ar...
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