scooter

1 [skoo-ter]
noun
1.
a child's vehicle that typically has two wheels with a low footboard between them, is steered by a handlebar, and is propelled by pushing one foot against the ground while resting the other on the footboard.
2.
Also called motor scooter. a similar but larger and heavier vehicle for adults, having a saddlelike seat mounted on the footboard and being propelled by a motor.
3.
(in the U.S. and Canada) a sailboat equipped with runners for use on ice.
verb (used without object)
5.
to sail or travel in or on a scooter.

Origin:
1800–10; scoot + -er1

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scooter

2 [skoo-ter]
noun, plural scooters (especially collectively) scooterer.
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scooter (ˈskuːtə)
 
n
1.  a child's vehicle consisting of a low footboard on wheels, steered by handlebars. It is propelled by pushing one foot against the ground
2.  See motor scooter
3.  (in the US and Canada) another term for ice yacht
 
'scooterist
 
n

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Example sentences
But not every scooter enthusiast is dying to get on it.
My cousin died many years ago while traveling on his scooter.
At full power, it is only about as powerful as a motor scooter.
She began to use a walker and then a motorized scooter.
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