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SCURRY (scurried)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does scurry mean? 

SCURRY (noun)
  The noun SCURRY has 1 sense:

1. rushing about hastily in an undignified way

  Familiarity information: SCURRY used as a noun is very rare.


SCURRY (verb)
  The verb SCURRY has 1 sense:

1. to move about or proceed hurriedly

  Familiarity information: SCURRY used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SCURRY (noun)


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Meaning:

Rushing about hastily in an undignified way

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

scamper; scurry; scramble

Hypernyms ("scurry" is a kind of...):

haste; hurry; rush; rushing (the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner)


SCURRY (verb)


Sense 1scurry [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

To move about or proceed hurriedly

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

scamper; scurry; scuttle; skitter

Context example:

so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground

Hypernyms (to "scurry" is one way to...):

run (move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "scurry"):

crab (scurry sideways like a crab)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s PP


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