What does scurry mean?

Definitions for scurryˈskɜr i, ˈskʌr i

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

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. scurry(Verb)

    To run away with quick light steps, to scamper.

  2. Origin: Perhaps from hurry-skurry, a reduplication of hurry.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scurry(verb)

    to hasten away or along; to move rapidly; to hurry; as, the rabbit scurried away

  2. Scurry(noun)

    act of scurring; hurried movement

  3. Origin: [Cf. Scur, Skirr.]


  1. Scurry

    Scurry is a town in Kaufman County, Texas, United States. It was incorporated in 2003. A July 1, 2008 U.S. Census Bureau estimate placed the population at 719. Both Kaufman County and the town of Scurry are part of the Dallas, Texas–Fort Worth–Arlington Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Scurry

    skur′i, v.i. to hurry along: to scamper.—n. a flurry—also Skurr′y.—n. Hurr′y-scurr′y, heedless haste. [An extended form of scour.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scurry in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scurry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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