scoot over

Move to the side, especially to make room. For example, If you scoot over a little I'll have room to sit down. [Colloquial; first half of 1900s]


Nearby words

  1. scoop neck,
  2. scooper,
  3. scoopful,
  4. scoosh,
  5. scoot,
  6. scooter,
  7. scop,
  8. scopa,
  9. scopas,
  10. scope

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