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

 

scud

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//skʌd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//skʌd//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they scud
BrE BrE//skʌd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//skʌd//
 
he / she / it scuds
BrE BrE//skʌdz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//skʌdz//
 
past simple scudded
BrE BrE//ˈskʌdɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskʌdɪd//
 
past participle scudded
BrE BrE//ˈskʌdɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskʌdɪd//
 
-ing form scudding
BrE BrE//ˈskʌdɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskʌdɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive] + adv./prep. (literary) (of clouds) to move quickly across the sky Puffy white clouds were scudding past. Word Origin mid 16th cent. (as a verb): perhaps an alteration of the noun scut ‘short tale of a hare’, thus reflecting the sense ‘race like a hare’.
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