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phrasal verb [intransitive] mainly American
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present tense
I/you/we/theyscoot over
he/she/itscoots over
present participlescooting over
past tensescooted over
past participlescooted over
  1. if someone sitting down scoots over, they move to a different position, for example to make space for someone else to sit down

    If I scoot over a little, there’s room for you.

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