Definition Of scoop

verb

a piece of news published by a newspaper or broadcast by a television or radio station in advance of its rivals.

A scoop by the tabloid newspaper announced that he had sent him to visit a rehab clinic to observe the dangers of drug use.

a utensil resembling a spoon, with a long handle and a deep bowl, used for removing powdered, granulated, or semisolid substances (such as ice cream) from a container.

An alterative method is to record the number of feed containers (weigh scoops , coffee cans, etc.) used to feed the sows over a period of several days and determine the average amount consumed per day.

pick up and move (something) with a scoop.

Philip began to scoop grain into his bag

publish a news story before (a rival reporter, newspaper, or radio or television station).

You'd dial the number, then keep the line open while you encouraged the whole of the web to blitz it, thus scooping all of your rivals.

Example Of scoop

  • A scoop by the tabloid newspaper announced that he had sent him to visit a rehab clinic to observe the dangers of drug use.

  • A scoop of ice-cream is also indispensable for many a diner with his cup of fruit salad.

  • A good, plain, not too sweet scoop of vanilla would have made a far better companion.

  • All the women in town turned to her for the latest scoop on everything.

  • Around her was a mass of hungry school newspaper journalists and editors and photographers and gossipers wanting the scoop on her and Anthony.


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