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English definition of “scoot”

scoot

verb uk   /skuːt/ us  
[I usually + adv/prep] informal to go quickly: I'm scooting off to St Andrews for a few days' golf. I'll have to scoot (= leave quickly) or I'll miss my train.Moving quickly [I + adv/prep] US informal to slide while sitting: Scoot over and make room for your sister.General words for movement
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