Meaning of SCOOP in English


[scoop] n [ME scope, fr. MD schope; akin to OHG skepfen to shape--more at shape] (14c) 1 a: a large ladle b: a deep shovel or similar implement for digging, dipping, or shoveling c: a usu. hemispherical utensil for dipping food d: a small spoon-shaped utensil or instrument for cutting or gouging

2: the action of scooping 3 a: a hollow place: cavity b: a part forming or surrounding an opening for channeling a fluid (as air) into a desired path

4. a: information esp. of immediate interest b: beat 5b

5: a rounded and usu. low-cut neckline on a woman's garment--called also scoop neck -- scoop.ful n

[2]scoop vt (14c) 1 a: to take out or up with or as if with a scoop: dip b: to pick up quickly or surreptitiously with or as if with a sweep of the hand--often used with up

2: to empty by ladling out the contents

3: to make hollow: dig out

4: beat 5a(2) -- n

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