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scoops (club drug)

scoops is a plural form of scoop

scoop (club drug)

Definition:

a club drug available in liquid or powder form is taken orally (frequently combined with alcohol); used to incapacitate individuals for the commission of sexual assault and rape

Class:

artifact noun (man-made objects)

Usage:

slang

Plural:

scoops

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

gamma hydroxybutyrate | easy lay [slang] | Georgia home boy [slang] | GHB [abbreviation] | goop [slang] | grievous bodily harm [slang] | liquid ecstasy [slang] | max [slang] | soap [slang]

Etymology:

"utensil for bailing out" (Noun), also (verb) "to bail out"; from Middle Dutch...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

All senses of scoops...

Definition references  (+images)

Collins Dictionary:

gamma hydroxybutyrate | liquid ecstasy | liquid x | GHB [abbreviation]

a substance that occurs naturally in the brain, used medically as a sedative but also as a recreational drug and alleged aphrodisiac: known as `liquid ... (25 of 328 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/gamma-hydroxybutyrate

Merriam-Webster:

GHB | gamma hydroxybutyrate | C4H8O3 [chemical formula]

a metabolite .. of gamma-aminobutyric acid that is a depressant of the central nervous system and is used illicitly in the form of its synthetic ... (25 of 59 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/ghb

Wikipedia:

GHB [disambiguation]

may refer to: gamma-Hydroxybutyric acid, a depressant drug that is illegal in a number of countries | glycated hemoglobin, a form of hemoglobin created during its exposure to high plasma levels of glucose | Gabo d'Hirutho d'Bethnahrin, a militant... (37 of 105 words, 4 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/GHB

American Heritage Dictionary:

gamma-hydroxybutyrate | GHB [abbreviation]

A compound similar in structure and function to gamma-aminobutyric acid, used illegally in synthetic form for its euphoric effects and as a date-rape ... (23 of 29 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/gamma-hydroxybutyrate

Oxford Dictionary:

GHB | CH2OH(CH2)2COONa [chemical formula]

(sodium) gamma-hydroxybutyrate, a designer drug with anaesthetic properties (8 of 28 words)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/GHB

Wiktionary:

GHB

gamma-hydroxybutyrate, or gamma-hydroxybutyric acid. Often used as a date rape drug. (11 of 12 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/GHB

Macmillan British Dictionary:

grievous bodily harm [uncountable, law]

very serious injuries caused by a violent attack on someone (10 of 40 words)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/grievous-bodily-harm

Cambridge Dictionary:

grievous bodily harm [British, law] | GBH [abbreviation]

a crime in which one person does serious physical injury to another (12 of 22 words)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/grievous-bodily-harm

Random House Dictionary:

max [slang] | Max | MAX | max. | to the max [sense-specific] | max out [sense-specific] | maximum [sense-specific] | maximally [sense-specific] | max.: maximum [sense-specific] | ...

maximum | "to the max": to the greatest or furthest degree; totally. | maximum | maximally | "max out": to reach a point at which no more improvement, ... (24 of 105 words, 8 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/max

New World Dictionary:

max [United States] | Max | Maxine [feminine, sense-specific]

"maximum" | to reach the maximum, or limit: usually with "out" | maximum | a masculine name (14 of 26 words, 4 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/max

Britannica Encyclopedia:

soap and detergent [chemical compound] | soap | detergent

substances that, when dissolved in water, possess the ability to remove dirt from surfaces such as the human skin, textiles, and other solids. The ... (24 of 1342 words, 4 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/550751​/soap-and-detergent

Columbia Encyclopedia:

soap

a cleansing agent. It cleanses by lowering the surface tension of water, by emulsifying grease, and by absorbing dirt into the foam. Ancient peoples ... (24 of 534 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0845731​.html

Encarta Dictionary:

gammahydroxybutyrate | C4H8O3 [chemical formula] | GHB [drugs, abbreviation]

a colorless chemical compound with anesthetic properties that occurs naturally in animals. Use: treating anxiety, as an anesthetic (18 of 35 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861739428​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

scoop

First use: early 14th century

Origin: "utensil for bailing out" (Noun), also (verb) "to bail out"; from Middle Dutch schope "bucket for bailing water", from West Germanic ... (24 of 98 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=scoop

Oxford Dictionary:

scoop | the scoop

Origin: Middle English (originally denoting a utensil for pouring liquids): from Middle Dutch, Middle Low German schōpe "waterwheel bucket"; from a ... (20 of 31 etymology words)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/scoop

Collins Dictionary:

scoop

First use: 14th century

Origin: via Middle Dutch schōpe from Germanic; compare Old High German scephan to ladle, German schöpfen, Schaufelshovel, Dutch schoep vessel for baling

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/scooped

New World Dictionary:

scoop

Origin: Middle English scope from Middle Dutch schope, bailing vessel, schoppe, a shovel, akin to German schöpfen, to dip out, create

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/scoop

American Heritage Dictionary:

scoop | scooped [past tense] | scooping [present participle] | scoops [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English scope, from Middle Dutch and Middle Low German schōpe, bucket for bailing water.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/scoop

Wiktionary:

scoop | scooped [past tense] | scooping [present participle] | scoops [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Related to shovel. Compare Dutch schop ("spade").

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/scoop

Merriam-Webster:

scoop [entry 1, noun]

First use: 14th century

Origin: Middle English scope, from Middle Dutch schope; akin to Old High German skepfen to shape

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/scoop

Encarta Dictionary:

scoop | scoops [plural] | scooped [past tense] | scooping [present participle]

First use: 14th century

Origin: Middle Low German, Middle Dutch schōpe "bucket for bailing, bucket of a water wheel"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861702419​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wiktionary:

scoop | scooped [past tense] | scooping [present participle] | scoops [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "scoop"

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/scoop

Collins Dictionary:

scoop

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "scoop"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/scoop

Macmillan British Dictionary:

scoop [countable, noun] | scoops [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "scoop"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/scoop 10

scoop [transitive] | scooped [past tense] | scooping [present participle] | scoops [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "scoop"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/scoop

Macmillan American Dictionary:

scoop [countable, noun] | scoops [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "scoop"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/scoop 10

scoop [transitive, verb] | scooped [past tense] | scooping [present participle] | scoops [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "scoop"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/scoop

Cambridge Dictionary:

scoop [entry 3]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "scoop"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "scoop"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/scoop 3

the Free Dictionary:

scoop

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "scoop"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "scoop"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "scoop" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/scoop

Google Dictionary:

scoop | scoops [plural] | scooped [past tense] | scooping [present participle]

Audio: English pronunciation of "scoop"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

scoop

Audio: North American pronunciation of "scoop"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=scoop​001 word=scoop

YourDictionary Audio:

scoop

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "scoop" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/scoop

freedictionary.org:

Scoop

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Scoop" by speech synthesizer

freedictionary​.org​/ Query=scoop

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