Definition of scurry verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

scurry

verb
ˈskʌri
 
; ˈskɜːri
 
scurries, scurrying, scurried, scurried
 
[intransitive] + adverb/preposition to run with quick short steps
Synonym
scuttle
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]
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