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.
Mid 18th century: of unknown origin.
on the scoot
- Australian /NZ informal Be engaged in (or go on) a heavy drinking session: they enjoyed the fun-and-games and went on the scootMore example sentences
- They always gave warning of his arrival in Perth, after which they both went on the scoot together.
- One man trained hard for his tax rebate, then went on the scoot and had a coronary before he got his refund.
- Some forty or fifty men took leave to go on the scoot.
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