What does scooter mean in French?
More French words for scooter. le scooter noun. scooter. la trottinette noun.
Why is it called scooter?
1825, “one who goes quickly,” agent noun from scoot (v.). Also in 19c. … As a child’s toy, from 1919 (but the reference indicates earlier use), as short for motor scooter from 1917.
What does the French word Vespa mean?
® [ˈvɛspa ] feminine noun. (motor) scooter ⧫ Vespa®
Is Scooter masculine or feminine in Italian?
The gender of scooter is masculine. E.g. lo scooter.
Are scooters street legal?
Privately-owned e-scooters, which are widely available to buy online, are illegal to use on public roads, cycle lanes and pavements. The only place a private e-scooter can be used is on private land, with the permission of the landowner.
When did scooters become popular?
In the United States, scooters first enjoyed wide popularity during the Great Depression, when many children built their own scooters from recycled wood. Scooters had a small surge of popularity in the 1950s and were trendy off and on until pretty much being replaced by skateboards in the 1980s.