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Definition of 'skitter'


  1. to move about or proceed hurriedly; "so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground"
       Synonyms: scurry scamper scuttle
  2. glide easily along a surface
  3. cause to skip over a surface; "Skip a stone across the pond"
       Synonyms: skim skip
  4. twitch the hook of a fishing line through or along the surface of water

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