1 [always + adverb/preposition]
to pick something up or remove it using a scoop or a spoon, or your curved hand:
She bent down and scooped up the little dog.
Cut the tomato in half and scoop out the seeds with a teaspoon.
to be the first newspaper to print an important news report:
Time and again we have scooped our rivals.
3 British English
to win a prize or award:
Britain scooped the top prize in the over 50s category.
scoop something ↔ upphrasal verb
Fans scooped up the trading cards in the first few hours of the sale.