Scurry Synonyms and Antonyms

skûr'ē, skŭr'ē

Category:

Part of speech:

Synonyms for Scurry

To run or go quickly and lightly:
11
3
To run or move quickly; scurry, esp. away from danger, trouble, etc.
2
1
To be a prostitute, to exchange use of one's body for sexual purposes for money.
5
5
To cause or design (a machine, etc.) to operate at a certain speed or speeds
4
4
(Intransitive) To run, cycle, etc. at top speed for a short period
4
4
(Intransitive) Of a motor, to run rapidly when not engaged to a transmission.
2
2
1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.ii:
1
1
Advertisement
To move rapidly along a surface, usually with frequent light contacts or changes of direction; skip or glide quickly:
1
1
To perform with great haste:
1
2
The number that is raised to various powers to generate the principal counting units of a number system. The base of the decimal system, for example, is 10.
1
2
To move suddenly and fast
1
2
To throw in or on in a rapid, careless manner; to mix, reduce, or adulterate, by throwing in something of an inferior quality; to overspread partially; to bespatter; to touch here and there.
1
2
(Intransitive) Often with up, to speed up the rate of doing something.
1
2
1
2
Advertisement
To leave hastily; flee.
1
2
1
2
To move or cause to move with quick light sweeping motions:
1
2
To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
0
1
Flit is defined as to flutter or pass by rapidly.
0
1
To torment or worry; harass
0
1
Advertisement
(Archaic) To hurry or hasten
0
1
To have as a purpose or an intention; intend:
0
1
To go or move quickly; hurry (off); dart
0
1
0
1
(Intransitive) To run hastily; to hurry; to scuttle.
0
1
A hard, hurried climb or advance, as over rough, difficult ground
0
1

Antonyms for Scurry

To go from place to place; wander
4
3
(Intransitive, cricket, of a batsman) To walk off the field, as if given out, after the fielding side appeals and before the umpire has ruled; done as a matter of sportsmanship when the batsman believes he is out.
5
5
To dawdle is defined as to waste time or to move excessively slowly.
3
3
(Cockney rhyming slang) To headbutt, (from loaf of bread)
0
1
Amble means to walk slowly.
0
1

Words Related to Scurry

1
1
1
1
0
0
To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate
0
1
To print or broadcast in the media.
0
1
To change posture or position; stir:
0
1
0
1
Advertisement
0
1
0
1
Find another word for scurry. In this page you can discover 41 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for scurry, like: scamper, stroll, scuttle, hustle, walk, speed, sprint, dawdle, race, disease and skitter.