Meaning of scooter


Pronunciation: (sk'tur), [key]
— n.
  1. a child's vehicle that typically has two wheels with a low footboard between them, is steered by a handlebar, and is propelled by pushing one foot against the ground while resting the other on the footboard.
  2. Also calleda similar but larger and heavier vehicle for adults, having a saddlelike seat mounted on the footboard and being propelled by a motor.
  3. (in the U.S. and Canada) a sailboat equipped with runners for use on ice.
  4. See
  1. to sail or travel in or on a scooter.


Pronunciation: (sk'tur), [key]
— pl. -ers, -er.
  1. scoter.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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