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Scooter may refer to:



Human or gravity powered

  • Eccentric-hub scooter, propelled by a standing rider making a bouncing motion
  • Kick scooter, propelled by a standing rider pushing off the ground
  • Knee scooter, a mobility device used as an alternative to the traditional crutch

Motorized land vehicles


  • "Scooter", one of the nicknames for the Douglas A-4 Skyhawk, a ground-attack aircraft
  • Ace Scooter, an American aircraft that was designed for homebuilt construction
  • Air scooter, a theoretical ultralight helicopter designed by the AirScooter Corporation
  • Sopwith Scooter, an unarmed parasol monoplane derivative of the Sopwith Camel
  • SCOOTER, the callsign for the airline Scoot


  • Bay scooter or ice scooter, a vehicle for quick travel across water, ice or snow
  • Diving scooter, an item of diving equipment used by scuba and rebreather divers to increase range underwater
  • Water scooter, a recreational watercraft

Arts and entertainment

Fictional characters

  • Scooter (Borderlands), a mechanic and the caretaker of the Catch-A-Ride system on Pandora
  • Scooter (Coronation Street), Hiren "Scooter" Makuna, a boyfriend of Sarah-Louise Platt
  • Scooter (Gobots), a fictional character in the Gobots toyline who transformed into a motor scooter, and was the Guardians’ resident inventor
  • Scooter (How I Met Your Mother character), Lily Aldrin's old high-school boyfriend
  • Scooter (Muppet), the Muppets' backstage stage manager, utility stage crew member, and general all-around "gofer"
  • Scooter (SpongeBob SquarePants), a purple fish who enjoys surfing
  • Scooter (talking baseball), an animated character used by Fox Sports during Major League Baseball games to explain different types of pitches with the education of children in mind
  • Scooter, the protagonist of Swing with Scooter, a DC Comics comic book published in the late 1960s
  • J.D. (Scrubs), nicknamed Scooter, the character Jonathan Michael "J.D." Dorian
  • Scooter, a clumsy boy by Lucas Grabeel in Disney's 2008 film College Road Trip
  • Scooter McNutty, a squirrel from Barney & Friends
  • Scooter Carrot, a Scottish carrot from VeggieTales


Other uses in arts and entertainment

  • Scooter, a novel by Mick Foley
  • Scooter: Secret Agent, a children's television program named after the title character


  • Scooter (bird), the scoter, a groups of stocky seaducks in the genus Melanitta
  • Water scooters, Gerridae a family of true bugs in the order Hemiptera
  • The Scooter (Neptune), a storm on Neptune


  • Scooter (nickname)
  • Young Scooter, stage name of American rapper Edward Bailey (born 1986)

Other uses

  • Scooter (skirt), a pair of shorts with a fabric panel resembling a skirt covering the front
  • Scooter pie, a confection which consists of two round graham cracker cookies, with marshmallow filling in the center, dipped in a flavored coating

See also

  • List of motor scooter manufacturers and brands
  • Scooter Girl (disambiguation)
  • Scooterboy, one of several scooter-related subcultures
  • Scootering (disambiguation)
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