Scurry Definition

skûrē, skŭrē
scurried, scurries, scurrying
verb
scurried, scurries, scurrying
To cause to scurry.
Webster's New World
To run hastily; scamper.
Webster's New World
To flurry or swirl about.
American Heritage
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noun
scurries
The act or sound of scurrying.
Webster's New World
The noise produced by scurrying.
American Heritage
A short run or race.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
scramblescamper
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Origin of Scurry

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

    From Wiktionary

  • Probably short for hurry-scurry

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

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