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pooper-scooper

[ poo-per-skoo-per ]

noun

  1. 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.


adjective

  1. of or relating to laws, city ordinances, or the like, that require a person to use a pooper-scooper.

pooper-scooper

noun

  1. a device used to remove dogs' excrement from public areas


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Word History and Origins

Origin of pooper-scooper1

1970–75; rhyming compound based on poop 2, scoop ( def ), -er 1( def )
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Word History and Origins

Origin of pooper-scooper1

C20: poop 4+ -er 1+ scooper
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Example Sentences

Though, it has to be said: this drone is noticeably lacking a pooper-scooper.

On walking the dog: “I have a pooper-scooper, a long-handled thing with a little shovel.”

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