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Definition of "scamper" [scam•per]

  • To run or go quickly and lightly: children scampering off to play. (verb-intransitive)
  • A quick light run or movement. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "scamper" in a sentence
  • "I've enjoyed watching this game of blog tag scamper about some of my favorite blog writers."
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  • "He swiveled aside to let a stream of half-naked boys and girls playing some spontaneously generated variant of tag scamper past."