a small amount or distance
Move it a scooch to the left.
to move or push a short distance
Just scooch your leg forward with your hand in the yoga pose.
Well, give us your bonnet, and then you 'scooch' down, and I'll pull you through.
by 1987, informal. Related: Scooched; scooching.
To move or push in a direction by a small amount • Also as a noun: Scooch your leg forward with your hand if you can't get there
[ultimately fr late 16th-century scruze, ''squeeze,'' perhaps a blend of screw and squeeze]