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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishldoce_291_ascoopscoop1 /skuːp/ ●○○ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 TCNan important or exciting news story that is printed in one newspaper or shown on one television station before any of the others know about it πŸ”Š a journalist looking for a scoop2 ice_cream_scoop.jpg DFUa round deep spoon for serving food, for example ice cream or mashed potato3 (also scoopful)DFTM an amount of food served with a scoopscoop of πŸ”Š two scoops of ice cream4 American English informal information about something πŸ”Š the inside scoop (=special information that other people do not have) on the marketswhat’s the scoop? (=used to ask for information or news)
Examples from the Corpus
scoopβ€’ CNN recognized its opportunity for a scoop.β€’ CNN quickly recognised the opportunity for a scoop.β€’ I suppose they might represent a considerable academic scoop.β€’ an ice cream scoopβ€’ Cut the bottom off a four pint plastic milk container to make a free food scoop.β€’ Their toecaps turned little scoops of dust as they walked.β€’ It was his first major scoop and he promised not to reveal the source of his information.β€’ Like most scoops, it came down to desire.β€’ Place scoops of the ice cream into individual serving dishes.β€’ They were pouring scoops of dirt on my coffin, but I was banging on the lid to get out.scoop ofβ€’ a big scoop of mashed potatoesinside scoopβ€’ He gave me the inside scoop on the Biggest Wave story: the thirty-five-foot mountain he'd ridden on 5 January 1985.