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the scoots

slang Diarrhea. Never drink tap water in this country, unless you want to end up with a savage case of the scoots. Curry always gives me the scoots, so I don't eat it anymore.
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scoot over

1. To move slightly to the side, especially while seated. Hey, scoot over so I can fit another chair at the table. Would you mind scooting 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 "scoot" and "over." Help me scoot this table over so everyone will be able to fit in the kitchen. Just scoot the kids over a little bit so that you have room to sit down here.
See also: over, scoot

scoot over to (something or some place)

To move or slide to something or some place quickly. I just need to scoot over to the bank really fast—I shouldn't be gone for more than half an hour. I scooted 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 scoot over to our sister site.
See also: over, scoot

scoot down

1. To move slightly down the length of something, especially while seated. Hey, scoot down so I can fit another chair at the table. Would you mind scooting down? I'd like to sit here too.
2. To move or cause to move someone or something that is on the ground slightly down the length of something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "scoot" and "down." Help me scoot this table down so everyone will be able to fit in the kitchen. Just scoot the kids down a little bit so that you have room to sit there.
3. To travel to something or some place very quickly or briefly. I just need to scoot down to the bank after lunch—I shouldn't be gone for more than half an hour. We all scooted down after lunch to watch the parade on Main Street.
See also: down, scoot

scoot down to (something or some place)

To travel to something or some place very quickly or briefly. I just need to scoot down to the bank after lunch—I shouldn't be gone for more than half an hour. We all scooted down to the street corner to watch the parade.
See also: down, scoot

scoot down (to some place)

to go (down) somewhere in a hurry. I want you to scoot down to the store and get me a dozen eggs. Okay? I'll scoot down as soon as I finish reading the newspaper.
See also: down, scoot

scoot over

to slide sideways while seated. Scoot over and let me sit down. If you scoot over, we can get another person in this row.
See also: over, scoot

scoot over to someone or something

to travel or move over to someone or something or some place in a hurry. Scoot over to Don and ask him to come here for a minute. We all scooted over to the stadium for the football game.
See also: over, scoot

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]
See also: over, scoot

scoot over

v.
1. To move or slide to the side: Can you scoot over so that I can sit down?
2. To move or slide something to the side: Scoot your chair over so we can talk.
See also: over, scoot

scoot

1. in. to run or scurry quickly from one place to another. I scooted from the bank to the cleaners and then on to the dentist’s.
2. n. a motorcycle. Do you wear a brain-bucket on your scoot?

the scoots

n. a case of diarrhea. Our vacation was ruined by a case of the scoots.
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