Translation of "scuttle" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈskʌt.l̩/ us /ˈskʌt̬-/

to move quickly, with small, short steps, especially in order to escape

A crab scuttled away under a rock as we passed.
The children scuttled off as soon as the headteacher appeared.

(Translation of “scuttle” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈskatl/

to hurry with short, quick steps

echar a correr
The rat scuttled away as I approached.

(Translation of “scuttle” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)