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Definition of scooch verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    scooch

     verb
    (also scootch) verb
    BrE BrE//skuːtʃ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//skuːtʃ//
     
    (North American English, informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they scooch
    BrE BrE//skuːtʃ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//skuːtʃ//
     
    he / she / it scooches
    BrE BrE//ˈskuːtʃɪz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈskuːtʃɪz//
     
    past simple scooched
    BrE BrE//skuːtʃt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//skuːtʃt//
     
    past participle scooched
    BrE BrE//skuːtʃt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//skuːtʃt//
     
    -ing form scooching
    BrE BrE//ˈskuːtʃɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈskuːtʃɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1(also scoot) [intransitive] + adv./prep. to move a short distance, especially while sitting down She scooched over so that he could sit down next to her. He scooched closer to her and whispered his reply.
  2. 2[intransitive] + adv./prep. to move or pass through a narrow space The waiter kept pressing against the table, trying to scooch by. I had to scooch between the wall and the sofa to reach the plug.
  3. Phrasal Verbsscooch down

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