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A bit; a small amount or degree. Can you turn the heat down a scooch? It's getting pretty warm in here. I like the design, but it's just a scooch too tall for my taste. Do you mind turning the volume up a scooch? I feel like I'm missing half of what they're saying.
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1. To move slightly to the side, especially while seated. Hey, scooch over so I can fit another chair at the table. Would you mind scooching over? I'd like to sit here too.
2. To move or cause to move someone or something that is on the ground slightly to the side. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "scooch" and "over." Help me scooch this table over so everyone will be able to fit in the kitchen. Just scooch the kids over a little bit so that you have room to sit down here.
scooch over to (something or some place)
To move or slide to something or some place quickly. I just need to scooch over to the bank really fast—I shouldn't be gone for more than half an hour. I scooched over to the window to see who was coming up the driveway. This website is for people on a budget. If you're looking for flashier tech stuff, you should scooch over to our sister site.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
1. in. to move (oneself), while seated, forward, backward, or sideways by sliding. Scooch over here by me.
2. tv. to push or move something. Scooch your chair over where the light is better.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
To a small degree; somewhat: Can you make the waistline of these pants a scooch bigger?
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American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.