Definition of scoot in English:

scoot

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Pronunciation: /skuːt
 
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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
dash, dart, run, sprint, race, rush, hurry, hasten, hare, hurtle, bolt, shoot, charge, career, speed, fly, whizz, zoom; scuttle, scurry, scamper, skip, skitter, trot; Britishscutter
informal tear, pelt, zip, belt, beetle
archaic post, hie
rare skirr

Origin

mid 18th century: of unknown origin.

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