by 1987, informal. Related: Scooched; scooching.
D’oh! Words We BlurtEver trip over a sidewalk curb? Fall down a step? Bump into someone on the street? Push a door the wrong way? What’s your first verbal instinct in these moments of surprise? Is it to blurt out some onomatopoetic non-word (QZ.com refers to them quite accurately as “interjections, exclamations, non-lexical conversational sounds”). Well, whatever they are called, we know a few gut-reaction examples (that have …
move, slither, shove, veer, tumble, drift, sag, drop, slump, drive, skate, glide, accelerate, slip, fall, flow, shift, skid, propel, stream
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for scooch
Well, give us your bonnet, and then you 'scooch' down, and I'll pull you through.Little Prudy|Sophie May