[ UK /skˈʌɹi/ ]
[ US /ˈskɝi/ ]
  1. rushing about hastily in an undignified way
  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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