What does scoop mean?

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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"

GCIDE

  1. Scoop(n.)

    a quantity sufficient to fill a scoop; -- used especially for ice cream, dispensed with an ice cream scoop; as, an ice cream cone with two scoops.

    Etymology: [OE. scope, of Scand. origin; cf. Sw. skopa, akin to D. schop a shovel, G. schppe, and also to E. shove. See Shovel.]

  2. Scoop(v. t.)

    to report a story first, before (a rival); to get a scoop, or a beat, on (a rival); -- used commonly in the passive; as, we were scooped. Also used in certain situations in scientific research, when one scientist or team of scientists reports their results before another who is working on the same problem.

Wiktionary

  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

    Etymology: [OE. scopen. See Scoop, n.]

  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

    Etymology: [OE. scopen. See Scoop, n.]

  3. Scoop(noun)

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

    Etymology: [OE. scopen. See Scoop, n.]

  4. Scoop(noun)

    a place hollowed out; a basinlike cavity; a hollow

    Etymology: [OE. scopen. See Scoop, n.]

  5. Scoop(noun)

    a sweep; a stroke; a swoop

    Etymology: [OE. scopen. See Scoop, n.]

  6. Scoop(noun)

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

    Etymology: [OE. scopen. See Scoop, n.]

  7. Scoop(noun)

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

    Etymology: [OE. scopen. See Scoop, n.]

  8. Scoop(noun)

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

    Etymology: [OE. scopen. See Scoop, n.]

  9. Scoop(noun)

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

    Etymology: [OE. scopen. See Scoop, n.]

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Scoop

    skōōp, v.t. to lift up, as water, with something hollow: to empty with a ladle: to make hollow: to dig out: to dredge for grain: to get before a rival newspaper in publishing some important piece of news.—n. anything hollow for scooping: a large hollow shovel or ladle: a banker's shovel: a coal-scuttle: a haul of money made in speculation: a place hollowed out: a sweeping stroke: (Scot.) the peak of a cap: the act of beating another newspaper in publishing some news.—ns. Scoop′er, an engraver's tool; Scoop′ing, the action of the right whale in feeding; Scoop′-net, a hand-net; Scoop′-wheel, a wheel having buckets attached to its circumference, used for raising water. [Prob. Scand., Sw. skopa, a scoop; or Old Dut. schœpe, a shovel, Ger. schüppe, a shovel.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. scoop

    A long spoon-shaped piece of wood to throw water, when washing a ship's sides in the morning. Scooping is the same as baling a boat.

Anagrams for scoop »

  1. coops , co-ops

  2. Co-ops

  3. Coops

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scoop in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scoop in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of scoop in a Sentence

  1. Tamara Duker Freuman:

    A salad with grilled chicken is fine, but try adding a baked sweet potato, a heaping scoop of chickpeas or even a thick, hearty lentil soup.

  2. Chief Executive John Lowe:

    We have decided to recall everything currently on retailer shelves, and we are closing our scoop shops until we are 100 percent confident every item we sell is safe.

  3. Peter Navarro:

    For the good of the country, this anonymous sourcing circus must stop. In a haste to scoop their competition, too many reporters are running the very real risk of getting played, getting it wrong, and hurting this country.

  4. Sara Haas:

    My advice is to do everything in moderation. Normally, people scoop up mounds of stuff on their plate, and that's where it gets to be a problem. But if you can handle small portion sizes, then that's fine.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The shortcut way can save your time, but that deprives you of the sufficient knowledge and scoop.

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