how to pronounce scoot


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the above transcription of scoot is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

scoot is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of scoot in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… got the summer scoot next sleeveless …”

meanings of scoot


  1. To squirt.
  2. To dispatch someone or something at speed.
  3. To ride on a scooter.
  4. To move with the forelegs while sitting, so that the floor rubs against its rear end.
  5. To move sideways (especially along a seat for multiple people), usually to make room for someone else (to sit, stand, etc.).
  6. To walk fast; to go quickly; to run away hastily.


  1. A scooter.
  2. A dollar.
  3. A sudden flow of water; a squirt.
  4. A sideways shuffling or sliding motion.


  1. Initialism of Split Cycle Offset Optimisation Technique: a system for the coordination and control of traffic signals across an urban road network.

scoot frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word scoot occurs in english on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics scoot can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that scoot can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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