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pooper-scooper

[poo-per-skoo-per] /ˈpu pərˌsku pər/
noun
1.
Also called poop scooper. a small shovel or scooping device designed for use in cleaning up after a dog or other pet that has defecated on a street or sidewalk.
adjective
2.
of or relating to laws, city ordinances, or the like, that require a person to use a pooper-scooper.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75; rhyming compound based on poop4, scoop, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for pooper scooper

pooper-scooper

noun
1.
a device used to remove dogs' excrement from public areas
Word Origin
C20: poop4 + -er1 + scooper
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Slang definitions & phrases for pooper scooper

pooper scooper

noun phrase

A shovel and container set designed for cleaning one's dog's feces off the sidewalk, and, by extension, anything so used: to buy a pooper scooper or something like it (1972+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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