scamper Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"scamper" in British English

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scamperverb [I + adv/prep]

uk   /ˈskæm.pər/  us   /-pɚ/
When ​smallchildren and ​animals scamper, they ​run with ​smallquicksteps: The ​children scampered off into the ​garden.
(Definition of scamper from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"scamper" in American English

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scamperverb [I always + adv/prep]

 us   /ˈskæm·pər/
(esp. of ​smallchildren and ​animals) to ​run with ​small, ​quicksteps: The ​kitten scampered around the ​kitchen, ​chasing a ​ball.
(Definition of scamper from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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