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Verb: scamper  skam-pu(r)
  1. To move about or proceed hurriedly
    "so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scampered to higher ground";
    - scurry, skitter, scuttle, scutter [Brit]
Noun: scamper  skam-pu(r)
  1. Rushing about hastily in an undignified way
    - scramble, scurry, scutter [Brit]

Derived forms: scampered, scampers, scampering

Type of: haste, hurry, run, rush, rushing

Encyclopedia: Scamper