- Also called poop scooper. a small shovel or scooping device designed for use in cleaning up after a dog or other pet that has defecated on a street or sidewalk.
- of or relating to laws, city ordinances, or the like, that require a person to use a pooper-scooper.
Origin of pooper-scooper
1970–75; rhyming compound based on poop4, scoop, -er1
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- a device used to remove dogs' excrement from public areas
C20: poop 4 + -er 1 + scooper
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