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scooter

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[ skoo-ter ]
/ 藞sku t蓹r /
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noun
Also called kick scooter [kik] /k瑟k/ . a child's vehicle that typically has two wheels with a low footboard between them, is steered by a handlebar, and is propelled by pushing one foot against the ground while resting the other on the footboard.
Also called e-scoot路er [ee-skoo-ter], /藞i藢sku t蓹r/, e路lec路tric scoot路er [ih-lek-trik skoo-ter] /瑟藞l蓻k tr瑟k 藢sku t蓹r/ . a similar vehicle with or without a seat, propelled by a motor powered by rechargeable batteries.
Also called mo路tor scoot路er [moh-ter skoo-ter] /藞mo蕣 t蓹r 藢sku t蓹r/ . a lightweight motor vehicle similar to a motorcycle, having a saddlelike seat mounted over the engine and a footboard to rest the feet.
(in the U.S. and Canada) a sailboat equipped with runners for use on ice.
verb (used without object)
to sail or travel in or on a scooter.
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Origin of scooter

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First recorded in 1800鈥10; scoot + -er1

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Other definitions for scooter (2 of 2)

scooter2
[ skoo-ter ]
/ 藞sku t蓹r /

noun, plural scoot路ers, (especially collectively) scoot路er.
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British Dictionary definitions for scooter

scooter
/ (藞sku藧t蓹) /

noun
a child's vehicle consisting of a low footboard on wheels, steered by handlebars. It is propelled by pushing one foot against the ground
(in the US and Canada) another term for ice yacht

Derived forms of scooter

scooterist, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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