scooch


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scooch

 (sko͞och)
intr.v. scooched, scooch·ing, scooch·es
1. To move a short way, especially by making short sliding movements when sitting or lying down: Scooch over and make room for another passenger.
2. To crouch down.
n.
A small degree, portion, or amount; a bit.
Idiom:
a scooch
To a small degree; somewhat: Can you make the waistline of these pants a scooch bigger?

[Alteration (perhaps influenced by scoot) of scrooch.]

scooch

(skuːtʃ)
vb
to move or compress (one's body) into a restricted space
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