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.
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]