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Meaning of “scoot” in the English Dictionary

"scoot" in British English

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scootverb

uk   us   /skuːt/
[I usually + adv/prep] informal to go ​quickly: I'm scooting off to the seaside for a few ​days' ​holiday. I'll have to scoot (= ​leavequickly) or I'll ​miss my ​train. [I + adv/prep] US informal to ​slide while ​sitting: Scoot over and make ​room for ​yoursister.
(Definition of scoot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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scootverb [I]

 us   /skut/ infml
to go ​quickly: I need to scoot over to the ​postoffice. To scoot is also to ​slide while ​sitting: Scoot over and make ​room for ​yoursister.
(Definition of scoot from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “scoot”
in Spanish largarse…
in Vietnamese chạy trốn…
in Malaysian pergi cepat-cepat…
in Thai เคลื่อนที่อย่างรวดเร็ว…
in French filer…
in German rasen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疾走, 飞奔, 猛冲…
in Indonesian lari…
in Chinese (Traditional) 疾走, 飛奔, 猛衝…
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