skitter

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Verb[edit]

skitter (third-person singular simple present skitters, present participle skittering, simple past and past participle skittered)

  1. (intransitive) to move hurriedly or as by twitching or bouncing
    I opened the cabinet and hundreds of cockroaches went skittering off into the darkness.
  2. (intransitive) to make a skittering noise
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Noun[edit]

skitter (plural skitters)

  1. A skittering movement.
    A skitter of activity.
    A skitter of gooseflesh.

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