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Verb: skitter  ski-tu(r)
  1. To move about or proceed hurriedly
    "so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they skittered to higher ground";
    - scurry, scamper, scuttle, scutter [Brit]
  2. Glide easily along a surface
  3. Cause to move quickly over a surface with small jumps
    "skitter a stone across the pond";
    - skim, skip
  4. Twitch the hook of a fishing line through or along the surface of water

Derived forms: skitters, skittering, skittered

Type of: glide, run, throw, twitch, wing