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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishldoce_291_ascoopscoop1 /skuːp/ ●○○ noun [countable]  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 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 two scoops of ice cream4 American English informal information about something 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
scoopCNN recognized its opportunity for a scoop.CNN quickly recognised the opportunity for a scoop.I suppose they might represent a considerable academic scoop.an ice cream scoopCut the bottom off a four pint plastic milk container to make a free food scoop.Their toecaps turned little scoops of dust as they walked.It was his first major scoop and he promised not to reveal the source of his information.Like most scoops, it came down to desire.Place scoops of the ice cream into individual serving dishes.They were pouring scoops of dirt on my coffin, but I was banging on the lid to get out.scoop ofa big scoop of mashed potatoesinside scoopHe gave me the inside scoop on the Biggest Wave story: the thirty-five-foot mountain he'd ridden on 5 January 1985.