Scoop

(redirected from scoopfuls)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

Scoop

1. To buy, especially at a discount. See also: Poop and Scoop.

2. Information, especially that which is not publicly known. A person who invests on a scoop may be guilty of insider trading.
Farlex Financial Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All Rights Reserved
References in periodicals archive ?
But these were in the days when I lived in the environs of little high streets, with butchers, greengrocers and Indian shops - where you could buy coriander by the armful and scoopfuls of spices.
Then, seeing there was still room in the "rock box" but having run out of time for prospecting, he dumped in scoopfuls of lunar dust, which have remained among the most valuable samples in the Apollo collection.
This involved taking scoopfuls of soil, shaking them vigorously and then dumping them back out, to be sure that any lingering traces of Earthly particles didn't make it into the science equipment.