Definición de scurry en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /ˈskʌri/

verbo (scurries, scurrying, scurried)

[no object, with adverbial of direction]
(Of a person or small animal) move hurriedly with short quick steps: pedestrians scurried for cover
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Bridges fly over the entrance route so, through the glass slot over the entrance, the public can see their civil servants scurrying or drifting about.
  • Crucifixes and virgin statues bob and wave humorously at the camera as the children scurry along.
  • They decide to sink the boat to ensure it can't be salvaged, and are horrified when British sailors scurry out onto the deck and leap into the vast and dark Atlantic as the vessel sinks.
scamper, scuttle, bustle, skip, trot, hurry, hasten, make haste, rush, race, dash, run, sprint;
British  scutter
informal scoot, beetle


[in singular]
1A situation of hurried and confused movement: I was in such a scurry
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • After the frantic scurry of the days before our departure, it was soothing to have no telephone calls, no letters to answer, not much to do but look after the baby, and eat, drink and sleep.
rush, race, dash, run, sprint;
scamper, scampering, scuttle, scuttling, scramble, scrambling, bustle, bustling, trot, hurry;
British  scutter, scuttering
2A flurry of rain or snow: the sled disappeared in a scurry of snow
swarm, cloud, flock, horde, throng, bustle, maelstrom, turmoil, flurry, whirl, flood


Early 19th century: abbreviation of hurry-scurry, reduplication of hurry.

Palabras que riman con scurry

curry, dhurrie, flurry, hurry, Murray, slurry, surrey, worry

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