scudding

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

scudding

  1. present participle of scud

Noun[edit]

scudding (plural scuddings)

  1. The action of the verb to scud.
    • 1845, Dublin University Magazine (volume 25, page 39)
      The hare lends its form to the witch for her twilight flittings and scuddings to the place of some unhallowed rendezvous.

Adjective[edit]

scudding (not comparable)

  1. That scuds or scud.
    • 17 June 2018, Barney Ronay, The Guardian, Mexico’s Hirving Lozano stuns world champions Germany for brilliant win:
      Three times the Mexican gegenpress drew a scampering counterattack, whirring in on goal only to be foiled by a scudding last-ditch tackle or a last pass just awry. Germany were there for the taking, cut open with extraordinary relish by the Mexico attack.
    • 1833, Alfred Tennyson, Ulysses
      all times I have enjoy'd
      Greatly, have suffer'd greatly, both with those
      That loved me, and alone; on shore, and when
      Thro' scudding drifts the rainy Hyades (10)
      Vext the dim sea