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scootverb

uk   /skuːt/ 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 (= leave quickly) or I'll miss my train.
[I + adv/prep] US informal to slide while sitting: Scoot over and make room for your sister.
(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 post office.
To scoot is also to slide while sitting: Scoot over and make room for your sister.
(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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