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Noun: scoop  skoop
  1. The quantity a scoop will hold
    - scoopful
     
  2. A hollow concave shape made by removing something
    - pocket
     
  3. A news report that is reported first by one news organization
    "he got a scoop on the bribery of city officials";
    - exclusive
     
  4. Street name for gamma hydroxybutyrate
    - soap, max, liquid ecstasy, grievous bodily harm, goop [N. Amer], Georgia home boy, easy lay, thick
     
  5. The shovel or bucket of a dredge or backhoe
    - scoop shovel
     
  6. A large ladle
    "he used a scoop to serve the ice cream"
Verb: scoop  skoop
  1. Take out or up with or as if with a scoop
    "scoop the sugar out of the container"; "scoop up the sugar out of the container";
    - scoop out, lift out, scoop up, take up
     
  2. Get the better of
    "the goal was to scoop the competition";
    - outdo, outflank, trump, best, outgun

Derived forms: scoops, scooping, scooped

Type of: account, beat, beat out, concave shape, concavity, containerful, crush, gamma hydroxybutyrate, GHB, incurvation, incurvature, ladle, news report, remove, report, shell, shovel, story, take, take away, trounce, vanquish, withdraw, write up

Part of: backhoe, dredge

Encyclopedia: Scoop