2 definitions by Henderson House

To take without authorization; to steal. Usually but not always with playful rather than malicious intentions.

One who scamps is said to be a scamper.

The stolen object is said to have been scamped. If it had a previous owner, he or she is also correctly said to have been scamped.

To rescamp is to take the object in question from its original scamper.

Scamping efforts are judged qualitatively based on creativity and resourcefulness. Victims of particularly good scamps are said to have been scamped bad or scamped hard.
Wayne scamped the last slice of pizza by telling Joe that there was a three-screen game of Super Smash Brothers 64 going on upstairs.

I didn't call fives on the seat, so Jill scamped it from me.
by Henderson House March 10, 2007
To take without permission; to steal. Usually but not always with playful rather than malicious intentions.

One who scamps is said to be a scamper.

The stolen object is said to have been scamped. If it had a previous owner, he or she is also correctly said to have been scamped.

To rescamp is to take the object in question from its original scamper.

Scamping efforts are judged qualitatively based on creativity and resourcefulness. Victims of particularly good scamps are said to have been scamped bad or scamped hard.
Wayne scamped the last slice of pizza by telling Joe that there was a three-screen game of Super Smash Brothers 64 going on upstairs.

I didn't call fives on the seat, so Jill scamped it from me.
by Henderson House February 27, 2007