scutter

verb

scut·​ter ˈskə-tər How to pronounce scutter (audio)
scuttered; scuttering; scutters

Word History

Etymology

alteration of scuttle entry 1

First Known Use

1781, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of scutter was in 1781

Cite this Entry

“Scutter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scutter. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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