Definition for scoop

noun as in utensil, tool for shovelling

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bail, dipper, ladle, shovel, spade, spoon, trowel

noun as in previously secret information that is suddenly public

verb as in dig up; shovel

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Example Sentences

These clear glass tumblers are usually the vessels for heaping scoops of strawberry ice cream with a fudge swirl, whipped cream, and sprinkles, but they are equally useful for spicing up an after-work drink.

From Eater

The journalist has enough information for a big scoop about London’s corruption, but is afraid to hit “publish” because the authorities might retaliate against a captive friend.

This shovel features a 15-inch-wide, 19-inch-long, rust-proof aluminum scoop that can handle debris, dirt, and rubble.

Amy Coney Barrett’s hearings are set to begin today, New Zealand’s election approaches, and we’ve got the scoop on what to expect at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit this week.

From Fortune

Anyone who hates having to stick their hand into coffee beans or grounds to find the scooper will get a kick out of the magnetic coffee scoop that comes with this container and sticks to the outside for easy access.

With a 1¾-inch ice cream scoop (or two spoons), scoop round balls of dough onto the prepared sheet pans.

The children desperately scoop the water out with their hands.

In stand mixer, mix cookie mix following the directions on the box, scoop 11 cookies onto baking sheet, place in oven.

McClatchy was the winner and got the scoop, and I will live with that.

She refuses to speak on the record about an issue because she has already guaranteed that scoop to another magazine.

Jess laid the dog down on a bed of moss as she spoke, and started energetically to scoop up piles of the fragrant needles.

Only blue ground showed, and there was a power scoop digging out more.

The scoop which he used for the purpose would, he thought, be sufficient for throwing the water overboard.

Musakbut kug usa ka kumkum bugas, I will scoop out a handful of rice.

We throw some pennies to another group, and the one nearest the coin picks it up by making a scoop of his flipper-like palm.


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On this page you'll find 84 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scoop, such as: bail, dipper, ladle, shovel, spade, and spoon.

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