Scooter may refer to:


  • Kick scooter, a two-wheeled non-motorized vehicle, primarily a child's play thing, designed to have the rider primarily in the standing position, propelled by a rider pushing off the ground
  • Scooter (motorcycle), a two-wheeled motorized vehicle with a step-through frame ridden like a motorcycle
    • Maxi-scooter, a large motor scooter, generally 250cc or larger
  • The Douglas A-4 Skyhawk, nicknamed the "Scooter" by the pilot community.
  • Air scooter, an ultralight helicopter of co-axial rotor configuration produced by the AirScooter Corporation
  • Diving scooter (also known as Diver Propulsion Vehicle), an item of diving equipment used by scuba divers to increase their range while underwater
  • Ice scooter (also known as an Ice boat), a small, light vehicle able to travel quickly across water, ice, or snow
  • Knee scooter, a mobility device for patients with leg injuries
  • Mobility scooter, a motorized chair with three or four wheels that is designed for people with limited mobility
  • Motorized scooter, a two-wheeled motorized vehicle designed to have the rider primarily in the standing position with a small motor attached
  • "Scooter", a colloquial term for a Harley Davidson motorcycle
  • Water scooter (also known as a personal water craft), a type of recreational watercraft
  • Eccentric-hub scooter, a vehicle related to the Kick scooter and bicycle, propelled by bouncing on the rider platform.


Fictional characters

  • Scooter (comics), star of DC Comics' Swing with Scooter comic book
  • Scooter (Coronation Street character)
  • Scooter (Gobots), fictional character in the Gobots toyline, and the subsequent Challenge of the GoBots cartoon
  • Scooter (Muppet)
  • Scooter: Secret Agent, a series produced by Network Ten
  • Scooter (SpongeBob SquarePants character)
  • Scooter (Talking Baseball), an animated baseball appearing during Fox Sports coverage of Major League Baseball
  • Scooter, a nickname created for John Dorian on the television show Scrubs
  • Scooter, Scooter are a German hard dance band founded in Hamburg, who have sold over 25 million records and earned over 80 gold and platinum awards.


  • Scooter, a corruption of the word Scoter; a large black diving duck
  • Scooter (skirt), a short skirt with shorts underneath, also known as a "skort"
  • Scooterboy, a subculture known for riding vintage Italian scooters
  • The Scooter, a giant, fast-moving storm on the planet Neptune
  • Scooter, a novel by Mick Foley
  • Scooter (band), a German hard dance/eurodance band
  • Scooter (Belgian band), a Belgian pop band

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  • scooter — [ skutɶr; skutɛr ] n. m. • 1919; de l angl. to scoot « filer » ♦ Anglic. 1 ♦ Motocycle léger, caréné, à cadre ouvert et à petites roues. « Sur la route vont et viennent sur leurs scooters les fils de notables » (Vailland). 2 ♦ Scooter des neiges …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • scooter — ► NOUN 1) (also motor scooter) a light two wheeled motorcycle. 2) any small light vehicle able to travel quickly across water or snow. 3) a child s toy consisting of a footboard mounted on two wheels and a long steering handle, propelled by… …   English terms dictionary

  • scooter — 1825, “one who gies quickly,” agent noun from SCOOT (Cf. scoot). Also in 19c. a type of plow and a syringe. As a child s toy, from 1919 (but the reference indicates earlier use), as short for motor scooter from 1917 …   Etymology dictionary

  • scooter — [sko͞ot′ər] n. [< SCOOT] 1. a child s toy for riding on, consisting of a low, narrow footboard with a wheel or wheels at each end, and a raised handlebar for steering: it is moved by a series of pushes made by one foot against the ground 2.… …   English World dictionary

  • scooter — s.n. v. scuter. Trimis de LauraGellner, 11.02.2009. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • scooter — / sku:tə/, it. / skuter/ s. ingl. [der. del gergale (to ) scoot guizzare via ], usato in ital. al masch. [veicolo a due ruote con telaio aperto che funge da carenatura] ▶◀ motoretta, motorscooter. ‖ ciclomotore, (fam.) motorino …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • scooter — → escúter …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • scooter — |scúter| s. f. Veículo de duas rodas, acionado por um pequeno motor de explosão, de forma análoga à motocicleta, mas provido de um assento em lugar de selim de montar, e com rodas de menor diâmetro. = ACELERA, LAMBRETA, MOTORETA, VESPA • Plural:… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • scooter — /ˈskuter, ingl. ˈskuːtə(r)/ [vc. ingl., dal v. fam. to scoot «guizzar via»] s. m. inv. motoretta, motorscooter (ingl.), motociclo, motorino …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • scooter — DEFINICIJA v. skuter …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • scooter — (del inglés; pronunciamos escúter ) sustantivo masculino 1. Motocicleta de poca cilindrada con el motor cubierto y una pequeña plataforma inferior en la que el conductor, que no va a horcajadas, apoya los pies: Los scooters se usan mucho en las… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

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