- To go suddenly and speedily; hurry. (verb-intransitive)
- Upper Southern U.S. To squirt with water: "I know I wouldn't scoot down no hog with no hose” ( Flannery O'Connor). (verb-transitive)
- Scoot over To move or slide to the side: Scoot that chair over. (phrasal-verb)
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