[ poo-per-skoo-per ]
/ ˈpu pərˌsku pər /
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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.
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How to use pooper-scooper in a sentence
Though, it has to be said: this drone is noticeably lacking a pooper-scooper.The Pitt-McConaughey Beer Toss, Dog-Walking Drones, and More Viral Videos|Alex Chancey|May 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On walking the dog: “I have a pooper-scooper, a long-handled thing with a little shovel.”Princess Michael Says Austerity Means No Restaurants Anymore (Just Catered Dinners At Home)|Tom Sykes|December 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They were sitting in the grass in Dolores Park now, watching the dogs and their people romp among the robot pooper-scoopers.Makers|Cory Doctorow
She threw herself bodily upon both scooper and pick—the latter an old fork with but one tine left.The Madigans|Miriam Michelson
British Dictionary definitions for pooper-scooper
a device used to remove dogs' excrement from public areas
Word Origin for pooper-scooper
C20: poop 4 + -er 1 + scooper
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