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scoot

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Pronunciation: /skuːt
 
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Definition of scoot in English:

verb

[no object] informal
Go or leave somewhere quickly: they scooted off on their bikes
More example sentences
  • Amy walked towards the restroom, quickly scooting out of people's ways.
  • Lydia scooted away quickly and tried not to blush when he opened his eyes and looked around for her.
  • He's squatting on his haunches, scooting along and slowing his descent by holding to the plants.
Synonyms
scuttle, scurry, scamper, skip, skitter, trot;
British scutter
informal tear, pelt, zip, belt, beetle
archaic post, hie
rare skirr

Origin

mid 18th century: of unknown origin.

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