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scooter1

[skoo-ter] /ˈsku tər/
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
1800-1810
1800-10; scoot + -er1

scooter2

[skoo-ter] /ˈsku tər/
noun, plural scooters (especially collectively) scooterer.
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British Dictionary definitions for scooterer

scooter

/ˈskuːtə/
noun
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.
3.
(in the US and Canada) another term for ice yacht
Derived Forms
scooterist, noun
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Word Origin and History for scooterer

scooter

n.

1825, "one who goes quickly," agent noun from scoot (v.). Also in 19c. a type of plow and a syringe. As a child's toy, from 1919 (but the reference indicates earlier use), as short for motor scooter from 1917.

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