American English

Definition of scurry verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [intransitive] + adv./prep.Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they scurry
    he / she / it scurries
    past simple scurried
    -ing form scurrying
    jump to other results
  1. 1to run with quick, short steps synonym scuttle
  2. 2 She said goodbye and scurried back to work. Ants scurried around the pile of rotting food. The shots sent everyone scurrying for cover.
scurry noun [singular]
jump to other results