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Definition of scamper verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

scamper

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈskæmpər//
 
[intransitive] + adv./prep.Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they scamper
 
he / she / it scampers
 
past simple scampered
 
-ing form scampering
 
 
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(especially of children or small animals) to move quickly with short light steps
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