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English definition of “scamper”

scamper

verb [I + adv/prep] uk   /ˈskæm.pər/ us    /-pɚ/
When small children and animals scamper, they run with small quick steps: The children scampered off into the garden.
(Definition of scamper from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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