verb[no object] • informal
- Go or leave somewhere quickly: they scooted off on their bikesMore 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.
mid 18th century: of unknown origin.