scurry
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈskʌɹi/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈskɝɹi/
Verb

scurry

  1. To run with quick light steps, to scamper.
    • 1964, William Golding, Lord of the Flies
      Then the piglet tore loose from the creepers and scurried into the undergrowth.
Synonyms Translations Noun

scurry (plural scurries)

  1. A dash.
    • 1845, Sporting Magazine (volume 5, page 25)
      Found a fox in Deerstone, and after a great deal of music, and a scurry or two round the wood, went away over Whigford Down, but he was too far before them to make any more quick music […]

Scurry
Proper noun
  1. Surname
  2. A town in Kaufman County, Texas.



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