skitter Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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skitterverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   /ˈskɪt.ər/  us   /ˈskɪt̬.ɚ/
(​especially of a ​smallanimal, ​bird, or ​insect) to ​move very ​quickly and ​lightly: When I ​lifted the ​log, there were ​lots of ​beetles skittering about/around under it.
(Definition of skitter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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