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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a ladle or ladlelike utensil, esp. a small shovel with a short handle, for taking up flour, sugar, etc.

  2. a utensil composed of a bowl attached to a handle, for dishing out ice cream or other soft foods.

  3. the bucket of a dredge, steam shovel, etc.

    Category: Building Trades

  4. the quantity held or taken up in a scoop.

  5. a hollow or hollowed-out place.

  6. the act of scooping; a scooping movement.

  7. a news item revealed in one newspaper, newscast, etc., before all others.

    Category: Journalism

  8. Informal. current information; news:

    What's the scoop on the new chairman?

    Category: Informal

  9. Informal. a big haul, as of money.

    Category: Informal

  10. (v.t.)to take up or out with or as if with a scoop.

  11. to empty with a scoop.

  12. to form a hollow or hollows in.

  13. to form with or as if with a scoop.

  14. to pick up or gather by a sweeping motion of one's arms or hands (often fol. by


  15. to reveal a news item before (one's competitors).

Origin of scoop:

1300–50; (n.) ME scope < MD schōpe; (v.) ME scopen, der. of the n.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. scoop, scoopful(noun)

    the quantity a scoop will hold

  2. scoop, pocket(noun)

    a hollow concave shape made by removing something

  3. exclusive, scoop(noun)

    a news report that is reported first by one news organization

    "he got a scoop on the bribery of city officials"

  4. soap, scoop, max, liquid ecstasy, grievous bodily harm, goop, Georgia home boy, easy lay(noun)

    street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate

  5. scoop, scoop shovel(noun)

    the shovel or bucket of a dredge or backhoe

  6. scoop(verb)

    a large ladle

    "he used a scoop to serve the ice cream"

  7. scoop, scoop out, lift out, scoop up, take up(verb)

    take out or up with or as if with a scoop

    "scoop the sugar out of the container"

  8. outdo, outflank, trump, best, scoop(verb)

    get the better of

    "the goal was to best the competition"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. scoop(noun)skup

    a deep rounded spoon, or the amount of food you pick up with this spoon

    an ice cream scoop; a scoop of chocolate ice cream

  2. scoopskup

    exciting or new information

    What's the scoop on Sam and his girlfriend - are they getting married?

  3. scoop(verb)skup

    to pick up with a quick movement

    He scooped up the ball and ran.


  1. scoop(Noun)

    Any cup- or bowl-shaped tool, usually including a handle used to lift and move loose or soft solid material.

    She kept a scoop in the dog food.

  2. scoop(Noun)

    The amount or volume of loose or solid material held by a particular scoop.

  3. scoop(Noun)

    A story or fact; especially, news learned and reported before anyone else.

    He listened carefully, in hopes of getting the scoop on the debate.

  4. scoop(Noun)

    An opening in a hood/bonnet or other body panel to admit air, usually for cooling the engine.

  5. scoop(Noun)

    The digging attachment on a front-end loader.

  6. scoop(Noun)

    A covered opening in an automobile's hood which allows cold air to enter the area beneath the hood.

  7. scoop(Noun)

    A special "Spinal Board" called a "Scoop" or "Spinal scoop" used by EMS staff that divides laterally to literally scoop up patients.

  8. scoop(Verb)

    To lift, move, or collect with a scoop or as though with a scoop.

    He used both hands to scoop water and splash it on his face.

  9. scoop(Verb)

    To learn something, especially something worthy of a news article, before (someone else).

    The paper across town scooped them on the City Hall scandal.

  10. scoop(Verb)

    To begin a vocal note slightly below the target pitch and then to slide up to the target pitch, especially in country music.

  11. scoop(Verb)

    To consume an alcoholic beverage.

    He was caught scooping in the local park.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scoop(noun)

    a large ladle; a vessel with a long handle, used for dipping liquids; a utensil for bailing boats

  2. Scoop(noun)

    a deep shovel, or any similar implement for digging out and dipping or shoveling up anything; as, a flour scoop; the scoop of a dredging machine

  3. Scoop(noun)

    a spoon-shaped instrument, used in extracting certain substances or foreign bodies

  4. Scoop(noun)

    a place hollowed out; a basinlike cavity; a hollow

  5. Scoop(noun)

    a sweep; a stroke; a swoop

  6. Scoop(noun)

    the act of scooping, or taking with a scoop or ladle; a motion with a scoop, as in dipping or shoveling

  7. Scoop(noun)

    to take out or up with, a scoop; to lade out

  8. Scoop(noun)

    to empty by lading; as, to scoop a well dry

  9. Scoop(noun)

    to make hollow, as a scoop or dish; to excavate; to dig out; to form by digging or excavation


  1. Scoop

    Scoop is a 2006 American-British romantic comedy/murder mystery written and directed by Woody Allen and starring Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Ian McShane, and Allen himself. The film was released in the United States by Focus Features on July 28, 2006.

Anagrams of SCOOP

  1. coops , co-ops

  2. Co-ops

  3. Coops

Translations for SCOOP

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


any of several types of spoon-like tool, used for lifting, serving etc

a grain scoop; an ice-cream scoop.

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