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scamper

scamp·er

scamper

 
pronunciation:
skaem pr
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: scampered, scampering, scampers
definition: to run quickly or playfully.
The squirrels were scampering about the yard.
 
similar words:
trip
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part of speech: noun
definition: a hasty or playful run.
The children enjoyed their scamper across the lawn.
similar words:
scuttle, trip
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