Examples of scurry in a Sentence
She scurried off to finish the job.
Mice scurried around the house.
Recent Examples of scurry from the Web
As news outlets feverishly scurried to the Wells Fargo Center, where Meek was slated to be for the Sixers' playoff game, the team's co-owner, Michael Rubin, was frantically piecing together a masterful plan to pick up his close friend from jail.
The throw was high, though, and Gautreaux scurried his way to home plate for St. Amant's third run of the game.
Overseen: Fans scurried for cover when the rain arrived in the third inning.
Burrowed deep under the foothills near Palo Alto, Calif., scientists scurried through an underground laboratory, making final preparations for a series of explosions.
That reference sent me scurrying off to, where else, Wikipedia, for more information.
While the White House is scurrying to get Haspel on her feet while simultaneously cutting the legs from under Jackson, the scandals surrounding EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt continue unabated.
One recent gloomy March day, a line of people ordered ice cream and scurried back to their cars with paper trays of burgers.
The appearance of a furry fourth outfielder sent players scurrying for the dugouts at a high school baseball game in Simsbury Tuesday.
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beat it, get a move on, make tracks, shake a leg, step on it;
SCURRY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scurry for English Language Learners
: to move quickly and with short steps
SCURRY Defined for Kids
Definition of scurry for Students
- … the stories were the kind that made people scurry past his house even in broad daylight …
- —Eleanor Estes, The Hundred Dresses
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