Synonyms for scoop

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : skoop
Phonetic Transcription : skup

Top 10 synonyms for scoop Other synonyms for the word scoop

Définition of scoop

Origin :
  • mid-14c., "to bail out," from scoop (n.) and from Low German scheppen "to draw water," from Proto-Germanic *skuppon (cf. Old Saxon skeppian, Dutch scheppen, Old High German scaphan, German schöpfen "to scoop, ladle out"), from PIE root *skeubh- (cf. Old English sceofl "shovel," Old Saxon skufla; see shove (v.)). In the journalistic sense from 1884. Related: Scooped; scooping.
  • noun utensil, tool for shovelling
  • noun previously secret information that is suddenly public
  • verb dig up; shovel
Example sentences :
  • "I take it that Grant means to scoop in the Johnnies in detail," said Warner.
  • Extract from : « The Rock of Chickamauga » by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • If we just scoop out a little sand, we can launch the boat with everything in her.
  • Extract from : « Harper's Young People, June 22, 1880 » by Various
  • Scoop out some of the inside, and fill them with the preserve.
  • Extract from : « The Skilful Cook » by Mary Harrison
  • No, what I want to get at is your idea of what should come to you, as a bonus, when I scoop the board.
  • Extract from : « The Market-Place » by Harold Frederic
  • The editors or local reporters watch for what they call a "scoop."
  • Extract from : « Rural Life and the Rural School » by Joseph Kennedy
  • I been lying here studying the scoop of this here old wagon.
  • Extract from : « The Long Roll » by Mary Johnston
  • Yet I do want to have an option on the first scoop on the story.
  • Extract from : « Plotting in Pirate Seas » by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  • "I'm too old for scoop some now," said Ma'ame Paradis, with a sigh.
  • Extract from : « Old Man Savarin and Other Stories » by Edward William Thomson
  • He ended a stream of oaths, and rested the scoop ready for his throw.
  • Extract from : « The Best Short Stories of 1917 » by Various
  • Porportuk seized her wrist as she thrust the scoop a second time into the heap.
  • Extract from : « Lost Face » by Jack London

Antonyms for scoop

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