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Definition of scoot verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive] (+ adv./prep.) (informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they scoot
he / she / it scoots
past simple scooted
-ing form scooting
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to go or leave somewhere in a hurry I'd better scoot or I'll be late. They scooted off to San Diego for the weekend.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: scoot