Complete Definition of "scoop"

English
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Pronunciation
AHD|skoÍop, IPA|/skuËp/, SAMPA|/sku:p/
audio|en-us-scoop.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-uËp|-uËp

Noun
en-noun

  1. 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

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

#:Use one scoop of coffee for each pot.
#: I'll have one scoop of chocolate ice-cream

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

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

  1. automotive An opening in a hood/bonnet or other body panel to admit air, usually for cooling the engine.
  2. The digging attachment on a front-end loader.

Synonyms
(tool): scooper
(amount held by a scoop): scoopful

Derived terms
apple-scoop
butter scoop
cheese-scoop
ice-cream scoop
poop scoop
scoop bonnet
scoop driver
scoopful
scoop neck, scoop neckline
scoop-net
scoop-out
scoop the kitty, scoop the pool
scoop wheel
scoopy

Translations
trans-top|any cup- or bowl-shaped object
Finnish: kauha
trans-mid
Mandarin: åº (sháo)
trans-bottom

trans-top|amount held by a scoop
trans-mid
Mandarin: (of loose material) åº (sháo) (e.g. ä¸åºåå¡ one scoop of coffee), (of solid material) ç (qiú) (e.g. ä¸çå°æ·æ· one scoop of ice-cream)
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trans-top|news learned and reported before anyone else
Finnish: skuuppi
Mandarin: zh-ts|ç¨å®¶æ°è|ç¬å®¶æ°é» (dújiÄxÄ«nwén)
Spanish: primicia
trans-bottom

trans-top|opening in an automobile to admit air
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Transitive verb
rfc-trverb|Transitive verb
en-verb

  1. transitive 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.

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

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

Derived terms
scooped
scooper
scoop in
scooping
scoop out
scoop up

Translations
trans-top|lift, move, or collect with or as though with a scoop
Finnish: kauhoa, kaapia
trans-mid
Mandarin: è (yÇo)
trans-bottom

learn something before (someone else)

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