- 1to run with quick, short steps synonym scuttle
- 2 She said goodbye and scurried back to work. Ants scurried around the pile of rotting food. The shots sent everyone scurrying for cover.
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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