Definición de scamper en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /ˈskampə/


[no object, with adverbial of direction]
(Especially of a small animal or child) run with quick light steps, especially through fear or excitement: he scampered in like an overgrown puppy
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Sure, there were film songs sung with verve, dances and a skit, and games for children scampering around.
  • A kestrel commanded the long valley views, rabbits scampered unconcerned.
  • Children scampered off the yellow school bus and into the playground.
scurry, scuttle, dart, run, rush, dash, race, sprint, hurry, hasten, make haste;
romp, frolic, gambol;
British  scutter
informal scoot, beetle


[in singular]
An act of scampering: he heard the squeak and scamper of rats
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The dim, yellow light each one was shedding cast shadows off the crates and barrels carelessly piled along the length of the alley, and occasionally a squeak and a scamper echoed throughout the area.
  • I set out at a full-tilt scamper, leaping over the tops of pedestrians and passing cars in search of a victim for my rustling.
  • Then, with a raspy scamper, a team of grey squirrels descended on our picnic table to clear crumbs faster than any vacuum cleaner.


Late 17th century (in the sense 'run away'): probably from scamp2.

Palabras que riman con scamper

camper, damper, hamper, pamper, stamper, Tampa, tamper, tramper

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Saltos de línea: scam|per

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