pooper-scooper

pooper-scooper

[poo-per-skoo-per]
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 pertaining to laws, city ordinances, or the like, that require a person to use a pooper-scooper.

Origin:
1970–75; rhyming compound based on poop4, scoop, -er1

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pooper-scooper
 
n
a device used to remove dogs' excrement from public areas
 
[C20: poop4 + -er1 + scooper]

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pooper-scooper definition


  1. n.
    a device used to pick up and carry away dog feces from public places. : Taylor actually got a ticket for walking her dog without a pooper-scooper in sight!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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