[ UK /skˈʌɹi/ ]
[ US /ˈskɝi/ ]
NOUN
  1. rushing about hastily in an undignified way
VERB
  1. to move about or proceed hurriedly
    so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground
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How To Use scurry In A Sentence

  • A sudden rain sent everyone scurrying for shelter.
  • We have come to see the tornado in all of its glory, not the ant-like humans that scurry about in its path.
  • At the Bibelot book shop, I scurry about from aisle to aisle.
  • Lizards scurry in the leaf litter at my feet, monkeys feed noisily in the branches above nay head, a vine snake makes its sinuous way toward an unsuspecting small bird.
  • | Reply | Permalink countercharge that for so long set Dems quaking and scurrying off to their consultants for advice. Obama Decries "Second Gilded Age"
  • He hazes at his workers who scurry like they are filled with passion or fear—it does not matter which. Windows
  • Then I go to the scanner, I'm waiting for it to chirp, "Welcome to Wal-Mart!" but it sits silently (much more fashiony to be silent, non?) and I scan my code and then it shoots out a receipt that flies to the floor and I have to scurry around on the floor to find it. Cator Sparks: Bibhu Mohapatra Spring 2011 (PHOTOS, POLL)
  • He ducks into an alleyway in an attempt to lose his pursuers, but before he can scurry over a low wall, they catch up.
  • Everyone is scurrying for shade and some respite from the sun.
  • People were scurrying for shelter. Times, Sunday Times
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