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scoop definition

  1. n.
    a news story gathered by a reporter before any other reporter hears of it. : I got a great scoop! I was right there when it happened.
  2. tv.
    to beat someone—such as another reporter—in the race to get a news story first. : They scooped the other paper on both stories.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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