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Noun: scoop  skoop
  1. A large ladle
    "he used a scoop to serve the ice cream"
  2. The quantity a scoop will hold
    - scoopful
  3. A hollow concave shape made by removing something
    - pocket
  4. A news report that is reported first by one news organization
    "he got a scoop on the bribery of city officials";
    - exclusive
  5. [slang] Street name for gamma hydroxybutyrate
    - soap [slang], max [slang], liquid ecstasy [slang], grievous bodily harm [slang], goop [N. Amer, slang], Georgia home boy [slang], easy lay [slang], thick [slang], gloop [Brit, Cdn, slang]
  6. The shovel or bucket of a dredge or backhoe
    - scoop shovel
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. Report or publish before others
    "we were scooped by a couple of hours"

Derived forms: scoops, scooped, scooping

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

Part of: backhoe, dredge

Encyclopedia: Scoop