Definition of scurry verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    scurry

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈskəri//
     
    [intransitive]+ adv./prep.Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they scurry
     
    he / she / it scurries
     
    past simple scurried
     
    -ing form scurrying
     
     
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  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.
scurrynoun[singular]
 
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