scamper

(redirected from scampers)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Idioms.
See: race
Mentioned in ?
References in classic literature ?
In stories of ghosts and murderers they scamper through the echoing rooms, and the gnawing of their teeth is heard behind the wainscot, and their gleaming eyes peer through the holes in the worm-eaten tapestry, and they scream in shrill, unearthly notes in the dead of night, while the moaning wind sweeps, sobbing, round the ruined turret towers, and passes wailing like a woman through the chambers bare and tenantless.
everything and scampers about in his joy at the touch of the frigid air
Burroughs High's Joe Wiggan, left, scampers away for some yardage.