scurry Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “scurry” in the English Dictionary

"scurry" in British English

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scurryverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   /ˈskʌr.i/  us   /ˈskɝː-/
to ​movequickly, with ​small, ​shortsteps: The ​mouse scurried across the ​floor. The ​noise of the ​explosion sent everyone scurrying back into ​theirhomes.
noun [S] uk   us  
(Definition of scurry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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scurryverb [I always + adv/prep]

 us   /ˈskɜr·i, ˈskʌr·i/
to move ​quickly, esp. with ​smallrunningsteps: Mice scurried around the ​attic.
(Definition of scurry from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “scurry”
in Spanish ir corriendo, apresurarse, apurarse…
in Vietnamese chạy nhốn nháo…
in Malaysian bergegas lari…
in Thai วิ่งอย่างรวดเร็ว…
in French se précipiter…
in German hasten…
in Chinese (Simplified) 碎步快跑…
in Indonesian berlari-lari…
in Chinese (Traditional) 碎步快跑…
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