Pronunciation: (skOO'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 called motor scooter. a 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 Pacific barracuda.