scoop


scoop
scoop early 14c., "utensil for bailing out" (n.), also (v.) "to bail out;" from M.Du. schope "bucket for bailing water," from W.Gmc. *skopo (Cf. M.L.G. schope "ladle"), from P.Gmc. *skop-, from PIE * (s)kep- "to cut, to scrape, to hack." Also from Low Ger. scheppen (v.) "to draw water," from P.Gmc. *skuppon, from PIE root *skub- (Cf. O.E. sceofl "shovel," O.S. skufla; see SHOVE (Cf. shove)). The journalistic sense of "news published before a rival" is first recorded 1874, Amer.Eng., from earlier commercial slang sense of "appropriate so as to exclude competitors" (c.1850).

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  • scoop — scoop …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Scoop — may refer to:Related to journalism* Scoop (term), a news story, particularly connotating a new or developing story with aspects of importance and excitement, normally an exclusive for the journalist involved * Scoop (novel), a 1938 satirical… …   Wikipedia

  • scoop — [ skup ] n. m. • 1957; mot angl. ♦ Anglic. Nouvelle importante donnée en exclusivité par une agence de presse. Recomm. offic. exclusivité. ♢ Fam. Nouvelle sensationnelle. ● scoop nom masculin (anglais scoop) Information importante ou… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Scoop — Scoop, n. [OE. scope, of Scand. origin; cf. Sw. skopa, akin to D. schop a shovel, G. sch[ u]ppe, and also to E. shove. See {Shovel}.] 1. A large ladle; a vessel with a long handle, used for dipping liquids; a utensil for bailing boats. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scoop´er — scoop «skoop», noun, verb. –n. 1. a tool like a shovel, but having a short handle and a deep hollow part for dipping out or shoveling up and carrying loose materials: a) a kitchen utensil to take up flour, sugar, and the like. b) a large ladle.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scoop — Scoop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scooped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scooping}.] [OE. scopen. See {Scoop}, n.] 1. To take out or up with, a scoop; to lade out. [1913 Webster] He scooped the water from the crystal flood. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To empty by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scoop 3 — Album par Pete Townshend Sortie 29 octobre 2001 Durée 85:47 Genre rock Label Eel Pie Critique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Scoop — steht für: Scoop (Journalismus), eine exklusive Meldung im Journalismus Scoop (Pete Townshend), ein Album von Pete Townshend Scoop – Die Aufreißer, eine kanadische Fernsehserie Scoop – Der Knüller, ein Film von und mit Woody Allen Scoop (Roman),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • scoop — [sko͞op] n. [ME scope < MDu schope, bailing vessel, schoppe, a shovel, akin to Ger schöpfen, to dip out, create] 1. any of various utensils shaped like a small shovel or a ladle; specif., a) a kitchen utensil used to take up sugar, flour, etc …   English World dictionary

  • scoop — ► NOUN 1) a utensil resembling a spoon, having a short handle and a deep bowl. 2) the bowl shaped part of a digging machine or dredger. 3) informal a piece of news published or broadcast in advance of being released by other newspapers or… …   English terms dictionary

  • Scoop — Scoop, v. t. to report a story first, before (a rival); to get a scoop, or a beat, on (a rival); used commonly in the passive; as, we were scooped. Also used in certain situations in scientific research, when one scientist or team of scientists… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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