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1 scoop /ˈskuːp/ noun
plural scoops
1 scoop
/ˈskuːp/
noun
plural scoops
Learner's definition of SCOOP
[count]
: a kitchen tool like a spoon that has a usually thick handle and a deep bowl for taking something from a container
: something that is shaped like a bowl or bucket and used to pick up and move things
: the amount of something that is held in a scoop
[count] : a news story that is reported before other news reporters know about it
the scoop US, informal : information about something that is currently important or happening or that is interesting to many people
[count] : the act of picking up something with a quick, continuous motion : the act of scooping something

— scoopful

/ˈskuːpˌfʊl/ noun, plural scoopfuls [count]
2 scoop /ˈskuːp/ verb
scoops; scooped; scooping
2 scoop
/ˈskuːp/
verb
scoops; scooped; scooping
Learner's definition of SCOOP
[+ object]
: to pick up and move (something) with a scoop, a spoon, etc.
often + out
: to pick up (something or someone) in one quick, continuous motion
often + up
: to make (a hole, hollow, etc.) by using a scoop, spoon, etc. often + out
: to report a news story before (any other newspaper, news program, etc.)
British, informal : to win (something, such as a large prize or reward)

scoop up

[phrasal verb]
scoop up (something) or scoop (something) up informal
: to take or buy (something) in a quick and eager way
see also 2scoop 1b (above)

— scooper

noun, plural scoopers [count]
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