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Definition of beetle verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    beetle

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈbit̮l//
     
    [intransitive] + adv./prep. (informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they beetle
     
    he / she / it beetles
     
    past simple beetled
     
    -ing form beetling
     
     
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  1. 1to move somewhere quickly synonym scurry
  2. 2 I last saw him beetling off down the road.
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