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Definition of scoop

scoop

noun

  • a ride in a motor vehicle.
    Can you come to my place and give me a scoop?

    Last edited on Jul 13 2010. Submitted by Matt H. from Federal Way, WA, USA on Feb 20 2003.

  • an exclusive story in news media.

    Last edited on Jul 13 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

  • the back-story or facts. See also straight scoop.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

    Citation from "Begin the Begin", Covert Affairs (TV), Season 2 Episode 1 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 07 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jul 07 2011.

verb - transitive

  • to obtain an story in news media prior to a competitor.

    Last edited on Jul 13 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

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Definitions include: very good, excellent; "cool".
Definitions include: a conversation or speech designed to raise a person or group's mood or confidence.

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Definitions include: the real information or the proof, instruction, the know how, where, when, and why about something or someone.
Definitions include: information from a source with first-hand knowledge.
Definitions include: to defame a publicly traded company so its stock price declines, then purchase stock shares at the reduced price.
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: a true back-story or set of facts.

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