What does scamper mean?

Definitions for scamperˈskæm pər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word scamper.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scamper, scramble, scurry(verb)

    rushing about hastily in an undignified way

  2. scurry, scamper, skitter, scuttle(verb)

    to move about or proceed hurriedly

    "so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground"


  1. scamper(Noun)

    A quick, light run.

  2. scamper(Verb)

    To run quickly and lightly, especially in a playful manner or in an undignified manner.

    The dog scampered after the squirrel.

  3. Origin: First attested in 1687. Origin uncertain, but possibly from schampeeren, from escamper, from scampare "to run away"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scamper(verb)

    to run with speed; to run or move in a quick, hurried manner; to hasten away

  2. Scamper(noun)

    a scampering; a hasty flight

  3. Origin: [OF. escamper to escape, to save one's self; L. ex from + campus the field (sc. of battle). See Camp, and cf. Decamp, Scamp, n., Shamble, v. t.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scamper in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scamper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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