verb (used without object), scur·ried, scur·ry·ing.
verb (used with object), scur·ried, scur·ry·ing.
noun, plural scur·ries.
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Origin of scurry
Words nearby scurry
Example sentences from the Web for scurry
Some are homes and some are pump houses, and you can only tell the difference when you see human silhouettes scurry on rooftops.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is a constant flow of ambulances bringing in wounded while doctors scurry to save them.Palestinians Fleeing Israeli Bombardment in Gaza Have ‘Nowhere Left to Run’|Jesse Rosenfeld|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He gazed down at the local track bed and saw something sleek and fat scurry under a rail.
I feel like I am in a John Le Carré novel and scurry into the tavern in hopes of avoiding an “international incident.”Half of This Bar Is in Slovenia, the Other Half Is in Croatia|Jeff Campagna|January 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
People scurry past me while eating freshly roasted corn on the cob.Look Out! There’s a Craft-Beer Revolution Taking Over France|Jeff Campagna|December 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She bent above the page, and in the fever of her interest seemed to pounce on it and scurry over it.Country Neighbors|Alice Brown
The squad took advantage of the confusion to drop their burden and scurry out of sight in the throng.Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)|John McElroy
A sleepy beetle dropped on its back; he turned it over and watched it scurry across the grass.Villa Rubein and Other Stories|John Galsworthy
We had to scurry out in a hurry to avoid being penned there.Left on Labrador|Charles Asbury Stephens
In the hurry and scurry that ensued, Sandy escaped sadly to the square.Auld Licht Idylls|J. M. Barrie