Scamper

Definition of Scamper

Scam´per
v. i.1.To run with speed; to run or move in a quick, hurried manner; to hasten away.
[imp. & p. p. Scampered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Scampering.]
The lady, however, . . . could not help scampering about the room after a mouse.
- S. Sharpe.
n.1.A scampering; a hasty flight.

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