How to use scamper in a sentence
During our lengthy chat, Cal can be heard scampering around and giggling in the background.Julian Casablancas Enters the Void: On the Strokes’ Friction, Why He Left NYC, and Starting Over | Marlow Stern | October 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Schiff, for instance, conjures a scene with the young Cleopatra “scampering down the colonnaded walkways of the palace.”The Classics are Dead! Long Live the Classics! Mary Beard’s New Book | Nick Romeo | September 20, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
At one point, the pair burst from the camp and fled, scampering barefoot over rocky, cactus-spotted terrain.Journalist John Cantlie Learned How Deadly Syria Can Be When He Was Held Hostage by Jihadis | Mike Giglio | August 11, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Unsurprisingly, his first job entailed scampering around the Dreamland Fun Fairground at the seaside town of Margate.
He sailed in circles, while his evil eye looked down at the frightened, scampering White Wyandottes.Seven O'Clock Stories | Robert Gordon Anderson
There, behind the sleigh, running and leaping and paddling and waddling and frisking and scampering came a strange procession.Seven O'Clock Stories | Robert Gordon Anderson
There was a laughable cuddling down and scampering for the coal-bunkers, the engine-room, and between decks.The Boys of '61 | Charles Carleton Coffin.
As they watched the carriage and the scampering steeds, the children shouted and clapped their hands.Napoleon's Young Neighbor | Helen Leah Reed
With her scampering son, she crossed the field, going toward the lake, the morning after the expected visit from Lewson.A Yankee from the West | Opie Read
British Dictionary definitions for scamper
to run about playfully
(often foll by through) to hurry quickly through (a place, task, book, etc)
the act of scampering
- scamperer, noun
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