scutter


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scut·ter

 (skŭt′ər)
intr.v. scut·tered, scut·ter·ing, scut·ters
To move with a clattering, scurrying sound: "The gun scutters over the tiles and lands against the molding of the hallway with a thump" (Scott Turow).

[Alteration of scuttle.]

scutter

(ˈskʌtə)
vb, n
Brit an informal word for scurry
[C18: probably from scuttle2, with -er1 as in scatter]

scut•ter

(ˈskʌt ər)

v.i.
Chiefly Brit. to scurry.
[1775–85; variant of scuttle2]

scutter


Past participle: scuttered
Gerund: scuttering

Imperative
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Present
I scutter
you scutter
he/she/it scutters
we scutter
you scutter
they scutter
Preterite
I scuttered
you scuttered
he/she/it scuttered
we scuttered
you scuttered
they scuttered
Present Continuous
I am scuttering
you are scuttering
he/she/it is scuttering
we are scuttering
you are scuttering
they are scuttering
Present Perfect
I have scuttered
you have scuttered
he/she/it has scuttered
we have scuttered
you have scuttered
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Past Continuous
I was scuttering
you were scuttering
he/she/it was scuttering
we were scuttering
you were scuttering
they were scuttering
Past Perfect
I had scuttered
you had scuttered
he/she/it had scuttered
we had scuttered
you had scuttered
they had scuttered
Future
I will scutter
you will scutter
he/she/it will scutter
we will scutter
you will scutter
they will scutter
Future Perfect
I will have scuttered
you will have scuttered
he/she/it will have scuttered
we will have scuttered
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Future Continuous
I will be scuttering
you will be scuttering
he/she/it will be scuttering
we will be scuttering
you will be scuttering
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been scuttering
you have been scuttering
he/she/it has been scuttering
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you have been scuttering
they have been scuttering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been scuttering
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we will have been scuttering
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been scuttering
you had been scuttering
he/she/it had been scuttering
we had been scuttering
you had been scuttering
they had been scuttering
Conditional
I would scutter
you would scutter
he/she/it would scutter
we would scutter
you would scutter
they would scutter
Past Conditional
I would have scuttered
you would have scuttered
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we would have scuttered
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References in classic literature ?
The dog's endeavour to avoid him was unsuccessful; as I guessed by a scutter down-stairs, and a prolonged, piteous yelping.
At sunrise the river would shoulder her carefully into her place, and listen to the rush and scutter of the pack fleeing up the gang-plank, and the tramp of the Governor's Arab behind them.
Both the Scutter gang members were sent to trial, where they were both found guilty of feloniously wounding John William Wilcock.
Scutter (2008) Sever's Disease: What Does the Literature Really Tell Us?
Within the current Australian context, first year students come from diverse cultural backgrounds with a significant population comprising individuals who are first in their families to enter higher education (Luzeckyj, King, Scutter, & Brinkworth, 2011; Meuleman, Garrett, Wrench, & King, 2015; O'Shea, 2015a, 2015b).
Poyry's energy business group UK head of renewables Julian Scutter said, The signing of financial agreements is a great success for the renewable energy industry and paves the way for the world's largest new-build biomass Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant to be constructed in the UK.
Wayne Scutter, who has been off work for seven years with a persistent verruca, told the local JobCentre they were "bloody out of their minds" when the career move was suggested.
He crossed the clearing and entered the boiler shed and went on through it, crossing the junctureless backloop of time's trepan, to the door of the tool-room, the faint glow of the lantern beyond the plank-joints, the surge and fall of living shadow, the mutter of voices, the mute click and scutter of the dice, his hand loud on the barred door, his voice loud too: "Open hit.
2009), physiotherapy (Gersh, 2006), and occupational therapy (Aguilar, Stupans, Scutter, & King, 2012, 2013; Bossers et al.
The samples were placed in a double-sided tape attached to a carbon sample holder and then metallized with gold at a thickness of about 30 nm by a sputter coater Baltec Scutter SCD 050.
I'm sure that [parliamentary work] will improve and enrich the project, and no doubt the majority will engage with this important text," Macron was quoted by daily Le Monde as saying, addressing concerns that political fractures will scutter the bill.
Ruth Scutter, assistant visitor services manager, said: "It's great that the design can be enjoyed by all our visitors, whether admiring it from our castle and terraces or getting closer to its twists and turns, running around its path.