Definition of "skittering" []

  • Present participle of skitter. (verb)

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Use "skittering" in a sentence
  • "The reason why skittering is most commonly used to imitate caddisfly activity is because it does a darn good job of it."
  • "When I’m feeling stressed and highly strung I wake early, my overactive brain skittering uncontrollably from worry to worry until I can’t bear it any more and have to haul myself out of bed to escape my own thoughts."
  • "The sound of agitated squeaking and a kind of skittering fills the space between the rumbling thunder, and a pack of rats erupts from the largest doorway into the chamber."