from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To go with light running steps; scamper.
- intransitive v. To flurry or swirl about.
- n. The act of scurrying.
- n. The noise produced by scurrying.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To run away with quick light steps, to scamper.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To hasten away or along; to move rapidly; to hurry.
- n. Act of scurrying; hurried movement.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To hurry along; move hastily and precipitately; scamper.
- n. Hurry; fluttering or bustling haste.
- n. A flurry.
- n. In sporting, a short race run for amusement by inferior horses or non-winners.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. rushing about hastily in an undignified way
- v. to move about or proceed hurriedly
Probably short for hurry-scurry.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Perhaps from hurry-skurry, a reduplication of hurry. (Wiktionary)