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
Example sentences from the Web for scurry
Now, it seems, a fear of the sun is starting to send them scurrying back to the Victorian styles of centuries past.
Rather than scurrying for cover like so many, she rushed to Malcolm, hoping to comfort him, hoping she could help him survive.Remembering Yuri Kochiyama, Civil Rights Activist and Malcolm X Ally|Herb Boyd|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One floor down, the focus of all this scurrying around was bursting into view.Obama’s Unsung Army of Backstage Volunteers at the Inaugural Balls|Lauren Ashburn|January 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
All sorts of hungry-looking people with severe haircuts are scurrying about the Right Bank.
Will a new study showing the health risks of red meat for women send us scurrying back to the salad bar?
Larry bounded out of bed, and such a scurrying around as there was to get ready!The Irish Twins|Lucy Fitch Perkins
It did not notice Forrester scurrying away in the shape of an ant through the leaves and thick humus of the jungle floor.Pagan Passions|Gordon Randall Garrett
A movement in the corner room sent Mr. Jones scurrying to his desk.The Triumph of Virginia Dale|John Francis, Jr.
The officer came up on his rear, yanked him by the ear, and sent him scurrying back into the mob.The Pacific Triangle|Sydney Greenbie
Aunty Jane, pointing at the bundle and scolding loudly, was scurrying after him.The Castaways of Pete's Patch|Carroll Watson Rankin