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scoot

scoot

 
 
pronunciation:
skut
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: scooted, scooting, scoots
definition 1: to go with a quick darting motion.
The cockroach scooted up the wall.Why don't you scoot ahead of that car?
similar words:
bolt, dart, scuttle
definition 2: to move in an abrupt hunching manner.
The baby scooted along the floor.Would you scoot over so I can sit down?
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to push, slide, or move (something).
We scooted the desk over to the wall.Would you scoot those papers closer to me?
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a sudden darting motion.
With a scoot, the mouse was back in the cupboard.
similar words:
dart