Scurry meaning

skûrē, skŭrē
Scurry is to move along quickly or scamper about.

When a mouse scampers and moves quickly along the floor, this is an example of scurry.

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To go with light running steps; scamper.
verb
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To cause to scurry.
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The act or sound of scurrying.
noun
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To run hastily; scamper.
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The noise produced by scurrying.
noun
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A short run or race.
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To run away with quick light steps, to scamper.
verb
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To flurry or swirl about.
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The act of scurrying.
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Origin of scurry

  • Probably short for hurry-scurry

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Perhaps from hurry-skurry, a reduplication of hurry.

    From Wiktionary