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Scootch

verb; derivation
To shift position by a small amount, usually while seated. Scootch means to shift position by a small amount, almost always while sitting down. It is a derivation of the verb scoot, but with the “tch” ending which is found on many English verbs (e.g., itch, ditch). Then “tch” also acts as somewhat of a diminutive as the action in much smaller in magnitude than scooting.
 
Scootch over and let me sit down.
Etymology : Scootch. Derivation of [Scoot. From Scandinavian ‘skute’
Source : Friend at Rice
Last modified: 10 June 2008


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