from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To go suddenly and speedily; hurry.
- transitive 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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A dollar.
- n. a scooter.
- v. this sense?) To walk fast; to go quickly; to run away hastily.
- v. To ride on a scooter.
- v. To move with the forelegs while sitting, so that the floor rubs against its rear end.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To walk fast; to go quickly; to run hastily away.
from The 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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)