scutter definition by Webster's New World
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Brit. to scurry about; bustle
Origin: variant, variety of scuttle
Brit. a scurrying or bustling about
scutter definition by American Heritage Dictionary
intransitive verb scut·tered, scut·ter·ing, scut·ters
To move with a clattering, scurrying sound: “The gun scutters over the tiles and lands against the molding of the hallway with a thump” (Scott Turow).
Origin: Alteration of scuttle3.